Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z

Long-day plant

long-day plant
A plant that flowers only after being exposed to light periods longer than a certain critical length, as in summer. Spinach, lettuce, and some varieties of wheat are long-day plants. Compare day-neutral plant, short-day plant. See more at photoperiodism.


Read Also:

  • Longden

    [lawng-duh n, long-] /ˈlɔŋ dən, ˈlɒŋ-/ noun 1. John Eric (“Johnny”) 1907–2003, U.S. jockey and thoroughbred horse trainer, born in England.

  • Long-distance

    [lawng-dis-tuh ns, long-] /ˈlɔŋˈdɪs təns, ˈlɒŋ-/ adjective 1. of, from, or between distant places: a long-distance phone call. 2. for, over, or covering long distances: a long-distance runner. adverb 3. by long-distance telephone: to call someone long-distance. noun 1. telephone service between distant places. noun 1. (modifier) covering relatively long distances: a long-distance driver 2. […]

  • Long-division

    noun, Mathematics. 1. division, usually by a number of two or more digits, in which each step of the process is written down.

  • Long-dozen

    noun 1. a dozen plus one; thirteen; baker’s dozen.

Disclaimer: Long-day plant definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.