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What is Photoperiodism?
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In this bytes video get to know what is Photoperiodism, the different types of photoperiods, and get to know who gets benefited the most knowing about photoperiods of plants.

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  1. PHOTOPERIODISM


  2. Photoperiodism refers to the response of plants to the lengths of dark and light periods.


  3. Short-day Plants Long-day Plants Critical night length Plants generally fall into three photoperiod categories: long-day plants, short-day plants, and day-neutral plants.


  4. it The effect of photoperiodism in plants is not limited to when they will flower. Photoperiodism also affects the growth of roots and stems.


  5. Long-day plants generally flower during the summer months when nights are short and days go longer. Examples of long-day plants are carnations and oats.


  6. On the other hand, short-day plants flower during seasons that have longer periods of night. They require a continuous amount of darkness before flower development can begin.


  7. There are plants which are referred to as day-neutral plants. They do not flower based on a particular photoperiod.


  8. And guess who is benefitted the most with the knowledge of a plant's photoperiod? Gardeners Manipulating a plant into a flowering stage can provide several benefits, particularly to commercial growers. For example, plants can be forced to flower by exposing or restricting its access to light