Development of Spring Wheat: I. The Effect of Photoperiod1
- J. A. Riddell,
- George A. Gries and
- Forest W. Stearns2
Increasing the day length accelerated development, primarily during the pre-initiation phase of growth. Dividing the normal 24-hour day into several cycles in which the same light-to-darkness ratio was maintained also accelerated development. This promotion in development was due to the interruption of the dark rather than the light period.Please view the pdf by using the Full Text (PDF) link under 'View' to the left.
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