trees leaves and fall color

Carol Auer CAUER at canr1.cag.uconn.edu
Mon Oct 7 08:22:30 EST 1996


Hello 

I am looking for an article or reference on why leaves turn colors.  
It would be best if the article wasn't very technical, but contained 
current thoughts on the phenomena.   I get phone calls and visitors
 asking about fall color and I would like to be able to provide  a 
simple, factual  article. 

I know many faculty  experience  these requests  every  year, so I was 
hoping that  someone would have a suggestion.

Carol

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Carol Auer               Email: cauer at canr1.cag.uconn.edu
Dept. of Plant Science   Phone: 860-486-1878
Univ. of Connecticut
Storrs, CT USA 06269




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