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Curr Biol. 2002 Dec 23;12(24):R841-3.

Photoperiodism: the coincidental perception of the season.

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Department of Plant Development Biology, Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research, Carl-von-Linne-Weg 10, Cologne 50829, Germany. davis@mpiz-koeln.mpg.de

Abstract

Many plants use the seasonal change in daylength as a signal for flowering. Daylength sensing in Arabidopsis has now been shown to occur by an external coincidence mechanism, which operates by the circadian and light regulation of CONSTANS.

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