Diurnal and annual rhythms in trees

  title={Diurnal and annual rhythms in trees},
  author={Ulrich E. L{\"u}ttge and Brigitte Hertel},
Trees, perennial phanerophytes, display a rich variety of rhythmic phenomena. These are either due to exclusive environmental entrainment or due to the functioning of endogenous oscillators independent of the environment. Both types of rhythms are covered in this review. Purely environment controlled rhythms may be considered as a prelude to endogenous rhythms. Environment controlled rhythms discussed are (i) the diurnal rhythms of nyctinastic and heliotropic leaf movements and oscillatory… CONTINUE READING


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