A Blossoming Field of Research: How Florigen Is Transported to Create Flowers

Abstract

The act of flowering is the defining and most dramatic change that flowering plants undergo, and the fruits of such labor are crops that the world depends on. Scientists have long thought that the signal that switches the growing tip of a plant’s shoot from making leaves to making flowers travels from the leaves to the shoot, but very little was known about… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001311

Topics

Cite this paper

@inproceedings{Choi2012ABF, title={A Blossoming Field of Research: How Florigen Is Transported to Create Flowers}, author={Charles Q. Choi}, booktitle={PLoS biology}, year={2012} }