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Meaning of "photoperiodism" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PHOTOPERIODISM

photoperiodism  [ˌfəʊtəʊˈpɪərɪəˌdɪzəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHOTOPERIODISM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Photoperiodism is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PHOTOPERIODISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Photoperiodism

Photoperiodism is the physiological reaction of organisms to the length of day or night. It occurs in plants and animals. Photoperiodism can also be defined as the developmental responses of plants to the relative lengths of the light and dark periods. Here it should be emphasized that photoperiodic effects relate directly to the timing of both the light and dark periods.

Definition of photoperiodism in the English dictionary

The definition of photoperiodism in the dictionary is the response of plants and animals by behaviour, growth, etc, to photoperiods.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHOTOPERIODISM


absurdism
æbˈsɜːdɪzəm
Buddhism
ˈbʊdɪzəm
cryptorchidism
krɪpˈtɔːkɪˌdɪzəm
druidism
ˈdruːɪdɪzəm
eunuchoidism
ˈjuːnəkɔɪˌdɪzəm
faradism
ˈfærəˌdɪzəm
Gandhism
ˈɡænˌdɪzəm
Hasidism
həˈsɪdɪzəm
hyperthyroidism
ˌhaɪpəˈθaɪrɔɪˌdɪzəm
hypothyroidism
ˌhaɪpəʊˈθaɪrɔɪˌdɪzəm
invalidism
ˈɪnvəlɪˌdɪzəm
iodism
ˈaɪəˌdɪzəm
landlordism
ˈlændlɔːˌdɪzəm
Methodism
ˈmɛθədɪzəm
monadism
ˈmɒnəˌdɪzəm
monorchidism
mɒnˈɔːkɪˌdɪzəm
nomadism
ˈnəʊmədɪzəm
nudism
ˈnjuːdɪzəm
paludism
ˈpæljʊˌdɪzəm
sadism
ˈseɪdɪzəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHOTOPERIODISM

photoperiod
photoperiodic
photoperiodically
photophase
photophil
photophilic
photophilous
photophily
photophobe
photophobia
photophobic
photophone
photophonic
photophony
photophore
photophoreses
photophoresis
photopia
photopic
photoplay

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHOTOPERIODISM

avant-gardism
bastardism
Chassidism
encyclopaedism
encyclopedism
faddism
hybridism
jihadism
Lollardism
Luddism
Mahdism
odism
post-Fordism
propagandism
thermoperiodism
triadism
tribadism
vagabondism
vanguardism
warlordism

Synonyms and antonyms of photoperiodism in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «photoperiodism» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHOTOPERIODISM

Find out the translation of photoperiodism to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of photoperiodism from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «photoperiodism» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

光周期
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

photoperiodism
570 millions of speakers

English

photoperiodism
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

photoperiodism
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

دورية ضوئية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фотопериодизм
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

photoperiodism
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

photoperiodism
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

photopériodisme
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Photoperiodism
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Photoperiodismus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

光周性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

광주 기성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Photoperiodism
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

photoperiodism
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

photoperiodism
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फोटोऑरोडिझम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

fotoperiyodizma
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

photoperiodism
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

photoperiodism
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фотопериодизм
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

photoperiodism
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φωτοπεριοδισμού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

fotoperiodisme
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

photoperiodism
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fotoperiodisme
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of photoperiodism

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHOTOPERIODISM»

The term «photoperiodism» is normally little used and occupies the 130.586 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHOTOPERIODISM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «photoperiodism» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «photoperiodism» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about photoperiodism

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHOTOPERIODISM»

Discover the use of photoperiodism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to photoperiodism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Photoperiodism in Plants
This innovative book will be of interest to a wide range of plant scientists, from those interested in fundamental plant physiology and molecular biology to agronomists and crop physiologists.
Brian Thomas, Daphne Vince-Prue, 1996
2
Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar
This book was developed to further this type of cooperation among scientists from all related disciplines.
Randy J. Nelson, David L. Denlinger, David E. Somers, 2009
3
Photoperiodism, Metatonin and the Pineal
Printbegrænsninger: Der kan printes 10 sider ad gangen og max. 40 sider pr. session
CIBA Foundation Symposium, 2009
4
Photoperiodism and Vernalization in Plants
This book examines the potential outputs of the various forms of energies in the world.
Bibhas Chandra Mazumdar, 2005
5
Insect Photoperiodism
Insect Photoperiodism
Stanley D. Beck, 2012
6
Biological Rhythms
Photoperiodism in Plants P.J. Lumsden* Department of Biological Sciences, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, UK In photoperiodism induction occurs if a sufficiently long period of darkness or light is experienced. Rhythmicity can be  ...
Vinod Kumar, 2002
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Plant Physiology
Classical experiments on photoperiodism have shown that the sensitivity of plants towards interfering light, related to flower induction, is neither quantitatively nor qualitatively constant. This is shown particularly in experiments with interfering ...
Hans Mohr, Peter Schopfer, 1995
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Plant Hormones and Plant Development
The discovery of photoperiodism by Garner and Allard Garner and Allard had been working on varieties of tobacco for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in its Maryland station (tobacco being a major crop in states of the Old South) and had  ...
William Paul Jacobs, 1979
9
Photobiology of Higher Plants
Photoperiodism in Plants - Early Work For many years it was thought that flowering was a consequence of the accumulation of the products of photosynthesis synthesized during long days. Julien Tournois, a French scientist, was probably the ...
Maurice S. McDonald, 2003
10
Biological Rhythms and Photoperiodism in Plants
In this comprehensive volume, leading international researchers review our current understanding of circadian rhythms from a broad perspective.
P. J. Lumsden, Andrew J. Millar, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHOTOPERIODISM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term photoperiodism is used in the context of the following news items.
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Chestnut scouting workshop to be held July 17, 2015 in Montague
March 30, 2015 | Ron Goldy | Photoperiodism is the term given to a plant's ability to respond to changing daylength. Knowing how your crop ... «Michigan State University Extension, Jun 15»
2
Do I Dare Speak of Fall Mums in Spring? Practical Gardening
Bud development is based on photoperiodism, meaning the length of the period of light and night. Mums growing in the garden flower as the ... «Patheos, May 15»
3
Crop response to day length and its role in fertilizer applications
Photoperiodism: Response to length of light and dark periods. Plagiotropism: The propensity to continue growing in a set direction. Cuttings ... «Greenhouse Management, Apr 15»
4
Crop response to length and its role in fertilizer applications
Photoperiodism is the term given to a plant's ability to respond to changing daylength. Knowing how your crop responds to daylength should ... «Michigan State University Extension, Mar 15»
5
Conservatism and novelty in the genetic architecture of adaptation in …
Evolutionary divergence of the genetic architecture underlying photoperiodism in the pitcher-plant mosquito, Wyeomyia Smithii. Genetics 147: ... «Nature.com, Mar 15»
6
Bears emerging from hibernation; Grizzly, black bears sighted …
Temperature and photoperiodism (the physiological reaction of organisms to the length of day or night) are the key factors that draw healthy ... «Teton Valley News, Feb 15»
7
Bears emerging from hibernation
Temperature and photoperiodism (the physiological reaction of organisms to the length of day or night) are the key factors that draw healthy ... «The Bozeman Daily Chronicle, Feb 15»
8
Planting a Clock That Tracks Hours by Flowers
We are wandering here from the Nordic wildflower meadow to the university laboratory and the study of photoperiodism. This is the relationship ... «New York Times, Jan 15»
9
Nature says merry Xmas!
An interesting scientific fact to note is the colours of the bracts are created through photoperiodism, so they require darkness for12 hours at a ... «The Hindu, Dec 14»
10
Deck the Halls with jolly poinsettia
Colors of the bracts are created through photoperiodism, meaning they require 12 hours of darkness for at least five days in a row. «Thegardenisland.com, Nov 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Photoperiodism [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/photoperiodism>. Oct 2020 ».
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