short-day
adjective Date: 1920 responding to or relating to a short photoperiod — used especially of a plant; compare day-neutral, long-day

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  • short-day — [shôrtdā΄] adj. Bot. maturing and blooming under short periods of light and long periods of darkness …   English World dictionary

  • short-day — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective : responding to a short photoperiod used especially of a plant * * * /shawrt day /, adj. Bot. requiring a short photoperiod. [1915 20] * * * adj. [attrib.] (of a plant) needing a daily period of darkness of more than a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • short-day — /shawrt day /, adj. Bot. requiring a short photoperiod. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • short-day — adjective (of a plant) needing a relatively long daily period of darkness to initiate flowering …   English new terms dictionary

  • short-day plant — noun (botany) One that will flower only if the daily period of light is shorter than some critical length (cf ↑day neutral plant, ↑long day plant) • • • Main Entry: ↑short * * * short day plant «SHRT DAY», a plant that blooms only when its daily… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Short day plant — A short day plant is a plant that cannot flower under the long days of summer. Short day plants typically flower in the fall of the year. These plants require a certain number of hours of darkness in each 24 hour period (a short daylength) before …   Wikipedia

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  • short-day plant — /ˈʃɔt deɪ plænt/ (say shawt day plant) noun a plant which requires a comparatively long period of darkness in a 24 hour period to initiate flowering; typically flowering in late summer or autumn as the nights lengthen and the daylight hours… …   Australian English dictionary

  • short-day plant — A plant which will not flower until triggered to do so by exposure to one or a number of dark periods equal to or longer than its critical period. Other plant species are long day and some are daylength neutral. Genetic variation for daylength… …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • One Short Day — The original Broadway Cast performing One Short Day One Short Day is the 9th song in the musical Wicked. It is also the opening number to Wicked in Universal Studios Japan. It takes place during the Emerald City scene, where the two witches… …   Wikipedia

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