plants that can grow in the dark?

Larry D Nooden ldnum at BIOLOGY.LSA.UMICH.EDU
Mon Feb 24 11:24:19 EST 1997


Lemna can and has been cultured indefinitely in darkness if it is axenic
and it is supplied with sugar.  I strongly suspect the same can be said
for Arabidopsis.  I do not have the refs. on Lemna, but they can be dug up
through the older books on endogenous rhythms and photoperiod.  I think
William Hillman may have published some of this.

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