Molecular memory: How plants recognise the seasons (Discourse)

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Who doesn’t love the spring bloom? Winter is over and temperatures are increasing. But did you know that many plants won’t flower until they have been exposed to the prolonged cold of winter. Caroline Dean chose to investigate how plants monitor seasons and found that molecular memory systems, similar to those in our own bodies, help plants sense fluctuating winter temperatures and judge when winter is over.

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