[Plant-education] Florigen Discovered?

David R. Hershey dh321 at excite.com
Fri Aug 26 20:32:53 EST 2005


I would have thought this would have gotten more press. A search for
florigen on Google.com News gives just five links. Here's one:

How plants know when to flower
http://msnbc.msn.com/id/8917046/


Here's the abstract for the main article:

Tao Huang, Henrik Böhlenius, Sven Eriksson, François Parcy and Ove
Nilsson. 2005. The mRNA of the Arabidopsis gene FT moves from leaf to
shoot apex and induces flowering. Science

http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/1117768v1?rbfvrToken=e5bfed7849333b29a4ae63fb31993a8061f5ed42


David R. Hershey




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