Biology (11th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 41 - Plant Reproduction - Review Questions - Synthesize: 1

Answer

The highway, either from the lights installed or the lights from vehicles travelling on it, is confusing the plants, making them think that there are no long nights needed to induce their flowering.

Work Step by Step

The key is to think about what a highway brings--light--and how light is a signal to tell plants whether to flower or not.
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