long-day plant

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A plant in which flowering can be induced or enhanced by long days, usually of more than 12 hours of daylight. Examples are spinach and spring barley. See photoperiodism. Compare day-neutral plant; short-day plant.

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry — Ecology and Conservation.

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