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Day length affects the dynamics of leaf expansion and cellular development in Arabidopsis thaliana partially through floral transition timing.

Authors
  • Cookson, Sarah Jane
  • Chenu, Karine
  • Granier, Christine
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of botany
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2007
Volume
99
Issue
4
Pages
703–711
Identifiers
PMID: 17347163
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Both the dynamics and cellular bases of leaf development are altered by differences in day length even when visible phenotypes are absent. To some extent, cell area and its response to day length are controlled by whole plant control mechanisms associated with the onset of flowering.

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