Chlorophyll content of the Lemna minor extracted in ethanol

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The duckweeds belonging to a given sample are placed into test tubes with covers and 5 ml of 96% ethanol is added to it. The samples are then kept for 24 hours at room temperature in the dark. After one day the optical density of each sample is measured by Sanyo SP55 UV/VIS spectrophotometer.