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Studies in the photoperiodic responses of violets (Viola)

Author(s): N. H. Russell

Year: 1960

Volume: 5
Issue: 4
Pages: 177-186

Article Topic(s): Light,Phenology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Viola sororia (Missouri violet),


A review study indicating that indicate that wild violets (Viola spp.) are sensitive to photoperiod length in all stages of growth. The study concludes that wild violets exhibit north-south physiological clines that parallel morphological clines found in other studies.

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N. H. Russell. "Studies in the photoperiodic responses of violets (Viola)." Southwestern Naturalist 5.4 (1960): 177-186.

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ISSN: 0038-4909
DOI: 10.2307/3668940

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