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Biologia Plantarum

, Volume 53, Issue 1, pp 188–190 | Cite as

Responses of tiller growth and related genes expression in rice to red and blue radiation

  • N. Ying
  • Y. Tachiiri
  • H. Tsuchiya
  • Y. Hua
Brief Communication

Abstract

In the present study, we investigated tiller formation in rice cultivated under red radiation (R), red supplemented with 10 % of blue radiation (RB), and white radiation (W). In addition, expression of three genes related to tiller formation, OSH1, MOC1, and OsTB1, was analyzed at both vegetative and reproductive stages. RB promoted the outgrowth of tiller buds and increased tiller numbers significantly. Transcription of MOC1 and OsTB1 in RB was higher than in R, whereas OSH1 expression was independent on radiation quality.

Additional key words

laser diode Oryza sativa real time RT-PCR spectral composition of radiation 

Abbreviations

B

blue radiation

LED

light-emitting diode

LD

laser diode

MHL

metal halide lamp

PPFD

photosynthetic photon flux density

R

red radiation

RB

red supplemented with 10 % of blue radiation

RT-PCR

reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction

SPD

spectral photon-number distribution

W

white radiation

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Nuclear-Agricultural SciencesZhejiang UniversityZhejiangP.R. China
  2. 2.Central Research Laboratory, Hamamatsu Photonics, HirakuchiHamamatsuJapan
  3. 3.School of AutomationHangzhou Dianzi UniversityHangzhouP.R. China

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