Biological Clock in Plants

Monique Reed monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Mon Dec 4 11:01:58 EST 2000


To oversimplify greatly, flowering can be triggered by a number of
things, including day length, temperature, water availability, etc. In
that all plants of a species in a given area are subject to pretty
much the same conditions, they all respond more or less in the same
way.  Yes, there are theories about plant communication, but most of
them are not taken seriously by mainstream biologists.

M. Reed

gkrishna at my-deja.com wrote:
> 
> How do plants know exactly when to bloom. Some of the plants/trees
> (thousands of them) bloom together within a span of few days. Is there
> a theory about plants communicating or broadcassting messages ?
> 
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