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Contact: Roz Pidcock
Society for Experimental Biology

Mutant Arabidopsis

Caption: In winter or early spring, Arabidopsis plants without an active DNF gene are already flowering (right). Those with the DNF gene will delay flowering until later in the year when days are longer and conditions are more favorable for survival of their seedlings (left).

Credit: Dr Steve Jackson

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