Flower Opening and Closing
Name: Robert S.
What is the underlying mechanism that controls/regulates
the opening/closing of flowers (specifically those flowers that close at
night and reopen during the day)?
Plant movement responses to temperature (thermonasty) and daily rhythms of
light and dark (nyctinasty)
Anthony R. Brach, Ph.D.
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