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Autumn Is Here

AUTUMN IS HERE The science of fall colors. Leaves don't actually change color. The pigments we see in the fall, anthocyanin and carotenoids, are actually always there. But the green color from chlorophyll hides them during the long days of spring and summer. When the days get shorter, phosphate is produced, which breaks down sugars produced by chlorophyll, and we're left with the oranges, reds, and yellows that make Autumn so amazing. anthocyanin anthocyanin & carotenoids carotenoids 203,257,948,035 leaf bearing trees in the U.S. That is = 1 person 650 trees = 10 trees per person. AAAAAA 40,651,600,000,000,000 leaves Raking is great for EXERCISE 1hr calories burned per hour Men 383 Women 282 The number of people with injuries related to leaf disposal: 28,000 per year References rograms/calculators/caloriesburned/raking_leaves CReplacementParts com

Autumn Is Here

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So what’s the science behind falling leaves? And just how many leaves fall from trees every Autumn?’s latest infographic aims to answer some of those questions while also pro...


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