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Encyclopedia > Day neutral plant

A day neutral plant does not require a specific day length to flower. It is neither a short day plant nor a long day plant. A short day plant is a plant that cannot flower under the long days of summer. ... A long day plant is a plant that requires less than a certain number of hours of night in each 24 hour period to induce flowering. ...


Day neutral plants flower after attaining an overall developmental stage or age, or in response to alternative environmental stimuli, rather than in response to photoperiod. Photoperiodicity is the physiological reaction of organisms to the length of day or night. ...


Examples of day neutral plants:

Binomial name Cucumis sativus L. Percentages are relative to US RDI values for adults. ... Look up Tomato in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Binomial name Solanum tuberosum L. The potato (Solanum tuberosum) is a perennial plant of the Solanaceae, or nightshade, family, commonly grown for its starchy tuber. ... Binomial name Vicia faba The fava bean, Vicia faba, is also known as the broad bean in the United Kingdom, horse bean or field bean. ... Species Between 100 and 150, see list A rose is a flowering shrub of the genus Rosa, and the flower of this shrub. ... Binomial name Zea mays L. Maize (Zea mays ssp. ... A short day plant is a plant that cannot flower under the long days of summer. ...

See also

Florigen is the term used for the hypothesized hormone-like molecules that control and/or trigger flowering in plants. ... Photoperiodicity is the physiological reaction of organisms to the length of day or night. ... Phytochrome is a photoreceptor, a pigment that plants use to detect light. ...

Reference

Fosket, D.E. Plant Growth & Development, A Molecular Approach. Academic Press, san Diego, 1994, p. 495.


 
 

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