Class 11 Biology Plant Physiology Plant Growth and Development



What is the site of perception of photoperiod necessary for induction of flowering in plants?
(a)
Lateral buds
(b)
Pulvinus
(c)
Shoot apex
(d)
Leaves
Correct answer: (d) 
Solution: During flowering, photoperiodic stimulus is percieved by leaves of plants and as a result of this, a floral hormone is produced in the leaves which is then trans located to the apical tip, subsequently causing the initiation of floral primordia.
So, the correct answer is 'Leaves'

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