Photoperiodism

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What is the definition of photoperiodism?
A plants response to relative lengths of daylight and darkness. This influences flowering.
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What is the name of the photo receptor responsible for absorbing light?
Phytochrome.
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What are the two types of the pigment phytochrome?
pr and pfr.
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What are day neutral plants?
Flowering is not influenced by day length e.g. Tomato
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What are short day plants?
Flowering is induced by periods of darkness longer than critical length.
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What are long day plants?
Flowering is induced by periods of darkness shorter than critical length.
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