Chapter 4. The Circadian Component in Photoperiodic Induction

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Geralyn M. Collins
  1. C. S. Pittendrigh,
  2. J. Elliott and
  3. T. Takamura

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch4

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

How to Cite

Pittendrigh, C. S., Elliott, J. and Takamura, T. (1984) The Circadian Component in Photoperiodic Induction, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones (eds R. Porter and G. M. Collins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch4

Author Information

  1. Hopkins Marine Station of Stanford University, Pacific Grove, California 93950, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272797518

Online ISBN: 9780470720851

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Keywords:

  • circadian component;
  • photoperiodic induction;
  • photoperiodic control;
  • bunning's hypothesis;
  • discovery of phytochrome

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The chequered history of ‘Bunning's hypothesis’

  • The entrainment of circadian pacemakers

  • Entrainment and ‘external coincidence’ models of photoperiodic induction

  • The multi-oscillator nature of circadian organization: ‘internal Coincidence’ models of photoperiodic induction

  • A non-clock role for the circadian component in photoperiodism

  • Summary and perspective

  • References

  • Discussion