Why is a lemon yellow?

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Douglas Emanuel

Lemons are yellow because their skins absorb all wavelengths of visible light except for the wavelengths corresponding to yellow.


Neva Vedder

Lemons are yellow because their skins absorb all wavelengths of visible light except wavelengths that produce yellow.

It is yellow because of the vitamins inside of it. Yellow fruits contain beta-carotene, potassium, and vitamin C, for example.

Lemon skins are yellow due to the chemical composition of the skin, and the kind of nutrients a lemon tree absorbs from the soil.

There is no information as to why, they just are.


Justin Aitken

Lemons are yellow because their skins absorb all wavelengths of visible light except the yellow ones.

Lemons are yellow because their skins absorb all wavelengths of visible light except for the wavelength of yellow.


Debra Hammock

Lemons are yellow because their skins absorb all light except for the wavelengths corresponding to the color we know as yellow.

Because their skins absorbs all wavelengths of visible light except for wavelengths corresponding to the color we know as yellow.


Bradley Blevins

Lemons are yellow because their skins absorb all wavelengths of visible light except for the wavelengths corresponding to yellow.

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