Class 11 Biology Plant Physiology Plant Growth and Development



Beta vulgaris is
(a)
SDP
(b)
LDP
(c)
DNP
(d)
IDP
Correct answer: (b) 
Solution: Short day plants (SDP) require a long period of darkness and a short period of light to flower such as rice, tobacco, cotton. Long day plants (LDP) will flower when they are exposed to a short period of darkness and a long period of light such as lettuce, spinach, potato, radish, sugarbeet (Beta vulgaris). Long day plants flower in summer and short day plants flower in spring. Day-neutral plants (DNP) do not depend upon the amount of darkness or daylight hours such as sunflower, cucumber, tomato.
Thus, the correct answer is option B.

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