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Plant Physiology

Plant Growth and Development

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The low temperature treatment that reduces the period between sowing and flowering is called as

  1. Chemotaxis
  2. Vernalization
  3. Freezing injury
  4. None of the above
Correct Answer: Option(b)
Solution: Vernalization is a method in which the seeds or the plants are exposed to certain treatments in order to initiate the process of flowering. Generally, the plants are exposed to cold treatment, which induces the plants to produce flowers. This treatment at low temperature reduces the period between sowing of the seeds and the flowering. 
Thus, the correct answer is option B. 
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