Plant development: light exposure directs meristem fate

Jayne Griffiths, Karen Halliday

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Leaf initiation was previously thought to be self-regulated and not reliant on environmental cues. However, a recent study has revealed that light redirects meristem fate from maintenance to lateral organ initiation, through the regulation of the plant hormones auxin and cytokinin.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)R817-819
Number of pages3
JournalCurrent biology : CB
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 11 Oct 2011


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