photobiology

S. A. Modena samodena at csemail.cropsci.ncsu.edu
Wed Aug 11 00:59:16 EST 1993


In article <245ioiINNavr at newsstand.cit.cornell.edu> jwr4 at cornell.edu (John Roberts) writes:
>In article <dwuCBEJDA.8vA at netcom.com> Daniel Wu, dwu at netcom.com writes:
>>I am not a biologist.  What is photobiology and where can I get more
>>info on it?  
>
>photo=light
>bio=life
>ology=study of
>
>Photobiology is a "study" of how light interacts with various life forms.
> This would include "photoperiodism" in plants (which triggers differing
>types of growth, such as flowering and vegetative growth, on many plant
>species).
>
>A general plant physiology textbook would be a good place to begin. 
>Plant physiologist have done some considerable work on this topic.
>
>John

And a book on the human eye would also be a book concerning
photobiology....leaving it open to the original poster to get more
specific.  :^)

Steve  nmodena at unity.ncsu.edu



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