boi lect 12 - lect 12 flowering, one of teh most production...

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lect 12 flowering, one of teh most production from angiosperms. Knnow fvery litttle when the plant gets ready to flower, importnant part in plant's life. Apical Meristem; iundifferentiable cells whcih divide forever Flower; chamge in apical meristem; when ready to flower; 1) stops making leave 2) often enlarges 3) floral parts produced The apical meristem goes from uncommited to commited to making parts that make up the flower. indeterminate -> determinate state apex: enlarges and starts making seed and becomes commited to makeing a flower. Garner and Allard (try to breed tobacco plants that make large leaves.) for first 2 or three years, tehy found plants that always dies from cold frost. They found plants that would flower normally and before frost affected them, they took them to the green houses and they flowered normally, Why? Tobacco plants flowered when the length of the day became shorter. (Photoperiod)
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course BIO 1B taught by Professor Carlson,mischel,power during the Spring '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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boi lect 12 - lect 12 flowering, one of teh most production...

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