What do you understand about photoperiodism and vernalisation? Describe their significance.

Asked by Pragya Singh | 1 year ago |  147

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Photoperiodism refers to the response of a plant to periods of day-night. The hormonal chemical that causes flowering is thought to be produced in the leaves. This hormonal substance migrates to shoot apices from leaves and transform them into flowering apices. Photoperiodism plays an important role in studying the response of flowering in various crop plants with respect to the duration of exposure to light. Flowering in certain plants is qualitatively or quantitatively dependent on low-temperature exposure. This phenomenon is referred to as vernalisation. It specifically focuses on promoting flowering through a period of low temperature. It prevents premature reproductive development late in the growing season, providing the plant with enough time to mature.

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