Category Archives: flowering time

Is the cold gone? – Many roads to flowering after winter

Lars Hennig Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Plant Biology & Linnean Center for Plant Biology, PO-Box 7080, SE-75007 Uppsala, Sweden Strolling through gardens and nature in March, one sees signs of spring everywhere. It is less the fresh green … Continue reading

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On flowering and grain number in cereals …

by Maria von Korff Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf Max Planck Institute for Plant Breeding Research The timing of flowering is important for fitness and reproductive success in plants. Numerous studies demonstrate that variation in flowering time correlates with yield in … Continue reading

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Forecasting flowering phenology

Aalt-Jan van Dijk Plant Research International, Wageningen University A prominent example of the role computational predictions play in everyday life is that of the weather forecast – will the weather allow your outdoor activities, and how about the weather during … Continue reading

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Mutations in a circadian regulator contribute to crop adaptation

Ben Trevaskis CSIRO Plant Industry, Black Mountain ACT 2601, Australia Plants growing in temperate regions respond to seasonal changes in day length and temperature to coordinate flowering with optimal conditions. Variation in sensitivity or responsiveness to seasonal cues contributes to … Continue reading

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