The Best Team Colors for Football Fields
Plant physiologists say team colors could determine which team is better...at least for grass football fields.
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Inside Science Buzzwords
Plant physiology - A scientific discipline concerned with plant functions including how they interact with the environment around them, their structure, as well as their chemical and biological makeup.
Photosynthesis - A chemical process by which plants use light from the sun to make sugars they can use for food energy in order to survive and grow.
Wavelength - A property of waves, including light waves, that describes the distance between successive peaks in the wave; in light, the wavelength determines color, with red being a shorter wavelength and blue being a longer wavelength, and green in between.