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Cecie Starr + 3 others
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ISBN: 9781337408332
Chapter 21, Problem 11SQ
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Like plants, _______ have chlorophyll, a and b.

  1. a. diatoms
  2. b. red algae
  3. c. green algae
  4. d. giant kelps

Summary Introduction

Concept introduction: Green algae are photosynthetic and they consist of two lineages. Their size ranges from microscopic cells to multicelled filamentous or branching forms. Green algae consist of the accessory pigments beta-carotene and xanthophyll in stacked thylakoids. The cell wall of green algae is made up of cellulose.

Explanation of Solution

Reasons for correct statement:

Green algae include the chlorophyte algae and like plants and they consist of both chlorophyll a and b. like plants. These chloroplasts store excess carbohydrate in the presence of starch. The presence of the chlorophyll a and b gives the algae a bright green color.

Option c. is given as “green algae”. As the green algae consist of chlorophyll a and chlorophyll b, option c. is correct.

Reasons for the incorrect statements:

Option a. is given as “diatoms”.

Diatoms are protists that consist of chlorophyll a and c in their chloroplasts...

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