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Asked by Dhruv Tanwar

Mar 8, 2015

Dry leaves catch fire easily but it is difficult to burn a heap of green leaves ?

dry leaves catch fire easily but it is difficult to burn a heap of green leaves ?

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Swathi Ambati

Member since Apr 28, 2014

Green leaves contain moisture whereas dry leaves do not contain  moisture as a result, the ignition temperature of green leaves is higher than that of dry leaves. Due to this reason, it is difficult to burn a heap of green leaves but dry leaves catch fire easily.

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