Plant biology: New light shed on leaf growth

@article{2011PlantBN,
  title={Plant biology: New light shed on leaf growth},
  author={},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2011},
  volume={475},
  pages={143-143}
}
The development of new leaves is triggered by light, a finding that contradicts 150 years of conventional thinking. Leaf initiation was thought to be unaffected by environmental cues such as light because the shoot apical meristem — the region at the top of the plant stem responsible for new growth — is sheltered by older leaves. Cris Kuhlemeier and his… CONTINUE READING