Influence of Light and Darkness upon Carbon Dioxide Fixation.

@article{Sen1956InfluenceOL,
  title={Influence of Light and Darkness upon Carbon Dioxide Fixation.},
  author={S. Sen and A. Leopold},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  year={1956},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={
          323-9
        }
}
For plants sensitive to photoperiodism light is generally essential for flowering, and the requirement for C02 with the light indicates a photosynthetic function for the light period (21, 10). There appears to be an additional role of light in which it apparently alters a photoreceptor pigment controlling floral initiation (22). Evidence has been advanced recently that C02 is also essential during the dark period for floral initiation in some short day plants (13) as also in the allied… Expand

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