Response to Light

Mike Snow snow at UP.EDU
Mon Nov 30 12:57:07 EST 1998


	Just adding to the comments made by Jonathan B. Marder with
respect to plant response to low light. The Nov 20 issue of Science has a
great article by Somers et al showing that one of the five phytochromes
found in Arabidopsis can produce changes in photoperiod with red light
exposures considerably lower than 1 micromole m-1s-1. Talk about your low
light response!

	Mike Snow
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