Plant ‘thermometer’ triggers springtime budding by measuring night-time heat

source: Cambridge University    2016年10月28日
A photoreceptor molecule in plant cells has been found to moonlight as a thermometer after dark – allowing plants to read seasonal temperature changes. Scientists say the discovery could help breed crops that are more resilient to the temperatures expected to result from climate change.
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