Photoperiodic, Induction of Senescence in Xanthium Plants

Science  07 Jan 1966:
Vol. 151, Issue 3706, pp. 95-96
DOI: 10.1126/science.151.3706.95


Xanthium plants placed under photoinductive conditions were accelerated in their senescence whether or not the plants had a capacity to produce flowers and fruits. Thus, the role of the mobilization influence of these organs on the senescence of certain monocarpic plants can be questioned.