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Publication - Professor Keara Franklin

    Photomorphogenesis

    Plants Feel Blue in the Shade

    Citation

    Franklin, KA, 2016, ‘Photomorphogenesis: Plants Feel Blue in the Shade’. Current Biology, vol 26., pp. R1275-R1276

    Abstract

    Plants integrate multiple environmental signals to detect and avoid shading from neighbouring vegetation. Two new studies highlight the importance of blue light in the regulation of stem elongation and bending during shade escape.

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