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Remembrance of Winter Past

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Science  12 Mar 2004:
Vol. 303, Issue 5664, pp. 1607
DOI: 10.1126/science.303.5664.1607

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Many crops keep track of the cold weather they've experienced and then bloom rapidly in springtime. A spate of new gene discoveries, including one reported on page 1640, hints at how they stay on schedule.