Term Information

Accession
GO:0009648
Name
photoperiodism
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
response to day length, response to night length, response to photoperiod
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Any process that results in a change in state or activity of an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of detection of, or exposure to, a period of light or dark of a given length, measured relative to a particular duration known as the 'critical day length'. The critical day length varies between species. Source: ISBN:0697037754, ISBN:0709408862, ISBN:0582015952, GOC:jid, GOC:pj
Comment
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History
See term history for GO:0009648 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of photoperiodism (GO:0009648)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
photoperiodism [is_a relation] is_a  response to light stimulus (GO:0009416)
Children of photoperiodism (GO:0009648)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
entrainment of circadian clock by photoperiod (GO:0043153) [is_a relation] is_a  photoperiodism
response to photoperiod, blue light (GO:0009906) [is_a relation] is_a  photoperiodism
response to photoperiod, red light (GO:0009907) [is_a relation] is_a  photoperiodism
long-day photoperiodism (GO:0048571) [is_a relation] is_a  photoperiodism
short-day photoperiodism (GO:0048572) [is_a relation] is_a  photoperiodism
photoperiodism, flowering (GO:0048573) [is_a relation] is_a  photoperiodism
Wikipedia
Photoperiodism