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Challenging current interpretation of sunflower movements (J. Exp. Bot)

Plants are vigorous and sensitive organisms that can move various organs: leaves, shoots, tendrils, flower petals and roots. Movements in plants are usually regarded as a response to an environmental stimulus, such as light, temperature, or gravity. However, plants also are capable of autonomous, endogenous…

UV-B attracts inflorescence stems

Vanhaelewyn et al. examine phototropism in adult plants. Plant Cell https://doi.org/10.1105/tpc.18.00929 By Lucas Vanhaelewyn1, András Viczián2, Filip Vandenbussche1 Laboratory of Functional Plant Biology, Department of Biology, Faculty of Sciences, Ghent University, KL Ledeganckstraat 35,…