Do plants "sleep"?

Gildor Gildor at prodigy.net
Sat Feb 15 02:27:23 EST 1997


> 
> Plant do sleep.  Some are affected by being exposed to certain light
during the normal dark period, which can cause flowering structure to not
grow. Plants have Circadian rhythems, which are daily rhythms.  Also
photosynthesis does not occur at night, and the plant will only respirate. 
Flowers close, cell division slows down.

Matt Barthel



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