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vernalization

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noun ver·nal·i·za·tion \ˌvər-nə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of vernalization

  1. :  the act or process of hastening the flowering and fruiting of plants by treating seeds, bulbs, or seedlings so as to induce a shortening of the vegetative period

ver·nal·ize play \ˈvər-nə-ˌlīz\ transitive verb


1933

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1933


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