1.Difference between absorption & action spectrum.

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Absorption spectrum
Action spectrum
The absorption spectrum describes the range of a pigment's ability to absorb various wavelengths of light.
The action spectrum shows what wavelengths of light can actually be used to make photosynthesis work.
The electromagnetic spectrum, broken by a specific pattern of dark lines or bands, observed when radiation traverses a particular absorbing medium. The absorption pattern is unique and can be used to identify the material.
It shows which wavelength of light is most effectively used in a specific chemical reaction.

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