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Devernalization by High Temperature

Nature volume 155, pages 113114 (27 January 1945) | Download Citation

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THE possibility of devernalization by high temperature was demonstrated in previous work1; but the aim then was to show that it is low temperature rather than restriction of growth which is the determining factor in vernalization. To separate these factors, anaerobic conditions were imposed during the period of high-temperature treatment, and misconceptions have arisen as to the validity of the results on this ground2,3,4.

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  1. Research Institute of Plant Physiology, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, S.W.7. Dec. 14.

    • O. N. PURVIS
    •  & F. G. GREGORY

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