OBO ID: GO:0048573
Term Name: photoperiodism, flowering Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • photoperiodic control of flowering time
  • photoperiodic control of inflorescence development
  • response to day length, flowering
  • response to night length, flowering
  • response to photoperiod, flowering
Definition: A change from the vegetative to the reproductive phase as a result of detection of, or exposure to, a period of light or dark of a given length. The length of the period of light or dark required to initiate the change is set relative to a particular duration known as the 'critical day length'. The critical day length varies between species. (3)
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Ontology: GO: Biological Process   QuickGO   AmiGO
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