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Discovery of Phytochrome Phytochrome is a blue-green pigment involved in the perception of photoperiodic stimuli controlling flowering and other growth phenomenon such as seed germination, etc. The discovery of phytochrome was made during studies by Borthwick, Hendricks and their colleagues. They revealed that a pigment system is involved in the germination of lettuce (Lactuca sativa) seeds. They found that germination ...

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