Term Information [More information on photoperiodism]

Accession
GO:0009648
Name
photoperiodism
Ontology
biological_process
Synonyms
response to day length, response to night length, response to photoperiod
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: GOC:pj, ISBN:0709408862, GOC:jid, ISBN:0697037754, ISBN:0582015952
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Ancestors of photoperiodism (GO:0009648)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
photoperiodism [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) biological_process (GO:0008150)
photoperiodism [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to stimulus (GO:0050896)
photoperiodism [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to abiotic stimulus (GO:0009628)
photoperiodism [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) response to radiation (GO:0009314)
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
long-day photoperiodism (GO:0048571) [is_a relation] is_a  photoperiodism
photoperiodism, flowering (GO:0048573) [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
short-day photoperiodism (GO:0048572) [is_a relation] is_a  photoperiodism
Wikipedia
Photoperiodism