Plants can tell the time using sugars

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A new study by an international team of scientists, including the University of Bristol, has discovered that plants adjust their daily circadian rhythm to the cycle of day and night by measuring the amount of sugars in their cells.

Period2 Aug 2018

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  • TitlePlants can tell the time using sugars
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media typeWeb
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date2/08/18
    DescriptionA new study by an international team of scientists, including the University of Bristol, has discovered that plants adjust their daily circadian rhythm to the cycle of day and night by measuring the amount of sugars in their cells.
    URLhttps://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180802141638.htm
    PersonsAnupama Chembath