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Search Results for: phytochrome

Phytochrome

phytochrome plant pigment protein that absorbs red light and then initiates physiological responses governing light... Read More

Pr

Pr (Science: plant biology) The form of phytochrome that absorbs light in the red region (660 nm) and is thus converted to... Read More

Pfr

Pfr The form of phytochrome that absorbs light in the far red region, 730nm and is thus converted to pr. It slowly and... Read More

Photoperiodism

photoperiodism (Science: biology) Events triggered by duration of illumination or pattern of light/dark cycles: often the... Read More

Nastic movement

Definition noun, plural: nastic movements The non-directional movement (of plants) in response to a stimulus (e.g. humidity,... Read More

Nyctinasty

Definition noun, plural: nyctinasties (botany) The nastic movement of plant parts such as leaves and petals in response to... Read More