How sunflowers follow the sun

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 16:01 in Biology & Nature

Sunflowers not only pivot to face the sun as it moves across the sky during the day, but they also rotate 180 degrees during the night to greet the morning sun. UC Davis and UC Berkeley researchers have now discovered how they do it: They’ve linked their internal clock genes to stem growth, so that […]

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