Category Archives: vernalization

Flowering in response to cold in annual and perennial plants

by Jens Sundström Department of Plant Biology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden. In relation to annual plants, perennial plants initiate flowering after a more extended juvenile period. Also, perennial plants can often initiate flowering during repeated seasonable cycles … Continue reading

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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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Passing genes to future generations

by Ben Trevaskis1 and Kazuhiro Sato2 1CSIRO Division of Plant Industry, Australia.  2Institute of Plant Science and Resources, Okayama University, Japan. Genome and transcriptome sequencing is changing plant science. Access to genome or transcriptome sequences allows genomics to be applied … Continue reading

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