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Photoperiodic Flowering in the Long-Day Plant Arabidopsis thaliana

Joanna Putterill, Christine Stockum, and Guy Warman

in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335903
eISBN:
9780199775446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335903.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter provides an overview of the theoretical models proposed to explain the mechanisms by which photoperiodic time measurement is achieved and our current understanding of the molecular basis ... More


The Photoperiodic Flowering Response in Pharbitis nil

Ryosuke Hayama

in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335903
eISBN:
9780199775446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335903.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter introduces a mechanism of photoperiodic flowering response in Pharbitis, drawing on the physiological and molecular genetic studies carried out to date. In Pharbitis, a circadian system ... More


Photoperiodic Control of Flowering in the Short-Day Plant Oryza sativa

Takeshi Izawa

in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335903
eISBN:
9780199775446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335903.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter summarizes the progress made in understanding photoperiodic flowering in rice. Over the last decade, major questions regarding the photoperiodic control of flowering in plants have been ... More


Photoperiodic Control of Flowering in Lemna

Kumiko Ito-Miwa and Tokitaka Oyama

in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335903
eISBN:
9780199775446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335903.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter summarizes the photoperiodic induction of flowering in Lemna paucicostata 6746. Although this description conforms to the external coincidence model, it does not rule out the involvement ... More


The Photoperiodic Pathway of Floral Induction

Beverley J. Glover

in Understanding Flowers and Flowering: An integrated approach

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198565970
eISBN:
9780191714009
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198565970.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Long day plants and short day plants experience photoperiodic induction of flowering, and so flower in certain daylengths. This chapter considers the photoperiodic regulation of flowering in ... More


Photoperiodic Control of Dormancy and Flowering in Trees

Pekka Heino, Ove Nilsson, and Tapio Palva

in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335903
eISBN:
9780199775446
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335903.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

Plants as sessile and poikilothermic organisms have to grow, reproduce, and survive in a wide variety of environmental conditions. Consequently, plants have evolved an array of adaptive strategies, ... More


Blue Moons and Red Tides

Pete A. Ensminger

in Life Under the Sun

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300088045
eISBN:
9780300133523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300088045.003.0014
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter describes the blue moon phenomenon, the effect of anomalous aerosol light scattering, and the red tide and dead fish event caused by dinoflagellate and Gymnodinium brevis. Various ... More


Mechanisms controlling time measurement in plants and their significance in natural populations

George Coupland

in From Molecules to Living Organisms: An Interplay Between Biology and Physics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches School of Physics: Volume 102, July 2014

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198752950
eISBN:
9780191814426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198752950.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

Plants, in common with many other organisms, measure time across different scales. Such time measurement is essential for the adaptation of plants to a wide range of environments. This chapter ... More


The photoperiodic pathway of floral induction

Beverley Glover

in Understanding Flowers and Flowering, Second Edition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199661596
eISBN:
9780191779473
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661596.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

It is nearly a hundred years since the formal discovery that flowering time in many plant species was regulated by day length. In 1920 Garner and Allard published a categorization of plants into ... More


Structural Robustness of Biochemical Networks: Quantifying Robustness and Identifying Fragilities

Camilla Trané and Elling W. Jacobsen

in Control Theory and Systems Biology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013345
eISBN:
9780262258906
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013345.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

This chapter covers the explicit perturbations of the network structure. It addresses the models of the mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) signaling cascade, metabolic oscillations in white ... More


Complexity and Robustness of Cellular Systems

Jörg Stelling, Uwe Sauer, Francis J. Doyle, and John Doyle

in System Modeling in Cellular Biology: From Concepts to Nuts and Bolts

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195485
eISBN:
9780262257060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195485.003.0002
Subject:
Mathematics, Mathematical Biology

This chapter focuses on the connections between cellular complexity and robustness—with robustness requirements being the driving forces for complexity. It begins by describing the sources and types ... More


How Bigger Brains Are Organized

Peter Sterling

in Principles of Neural Design

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262028707
eISBN:
9780262327312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028707.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

The brain regulates internal physiology and metabolism -- slow processes that can be modulated without any wire – just with cheap chemistry. The brain secretes hormone molecules into the blood -- ... More


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