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- Hsu, Chuan-Yu, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- The plant cell 2006 v.18 no.8 pp. 1846-1861
- Arabidopsis thaliana; Populus deltoides; asexual reproduction; buds; flowering; genes; growing season; inflorescences; loci; meristems; perennials; shoots; spring; trees
- ... Many woody perennials, such as poplar (Populus deltoides), are not able to form flower buds during the first several years of their life cycle. They must undergo a transition from the juvenile phase to the reproductive phase to be competent to produce flower buds. After this transition, trees begin to form flower buds in the spring of each growing season. The genetic factors that control flower in ...
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