Flowering time: From photoperiodism to florigen

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Abstract

An Arabidopsis blue-light receptor, Cry2, has been found to play a critical role in the photoperiodic control of flowering time; and genes have been identified that may control the production of a transmissible flower-inducing signal, which may turn out to be the long-elusive putative flowering hormone 'florigen'.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R690-R692
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume8
Issue number19
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 24 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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