NEET Botany Plant Growth and Development Questions Solved

NEET - 2010

Photoperiodism was first characterised in :-
(a) tobacco (b) potato
(c) tomato  (d) cotton

The phenomenon of photoperiodism was first discovered by Garner and Allard (1920,22) in tobacco plant. They observed that Maryland Mammoth; the variety of tobacco could be made to flower only by reducing the light hours with artificial darkening. It could be made to remain vegetative in winter by providing extra light.

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