Florigen

Known as: Florigen [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Molecule produced in plant leaves that acts like a hormone by inducing flowering in the shoot apical meristem of buds and growing tips.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The capacity to respond to day length, photoperiodism, is crucial for flowering plants to adapt to seasonal change. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
‘Florigen’ was proposed 75 years ago to be synthesized in the leaf and transported to the shoot apex, where it induces flowering… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
The critical day length triggering photoperiodic flowering is set as an acute, accurate threshold in many short-day plants… (More)
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The coordination of the timing of flowering with seasonal and development cues is a critical life-history trait that has been… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The florigen paradigm implies a universal flowering-inducing hormone that is common to all flowering plants. Recent work… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The transition from vegetative to reproductive growth is controlled by day length in many plant species. Day length is perceived… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Florigen, the mobile signal that moves from an induced leaf to the shoot apex and causes flowering, has eluded identification… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Plants are sessile organisms and must respond to changes in environmental conditions. Flowering time is a key developmental… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The systemic model for floral induction, dubbed florigen, was conceived in photoperiod-sensitive plants but implies, in its… (More)
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2006
2006
The report that FT mRNA is the long-sought florigen, or at least part of it (Huang et al., 2005), has attracted much attention… (More)
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