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cellular response to light stimulus +   
cone photoresponse recovery 
de-etiolation 
detection of light stimulus +   
energy quenching +  
photoperiodism +   
Any process that results in a change in state or activity of an organism (in terms of movement, secretion, enzyme production, gene expression, etc.) as a result of detection of, or exposure to, a period of light or dark of a given length, measured relative to a particular duration known as the 'critical day length'. The critical day length varies between species.
photoprotection 
phototaxis +  
response to blue light +   
response to light intensity +   
response to red or far red light +   
response to UV +   
visual behavior +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: response to day length ;   response to night length ;   response to photoperiod
Xrefs: Wikipedia:Photoperiodism
Definition Sources: GOC:jid, GOC:pj, ISBN:0582015952, ISBN:0697037754, ISBN:0709408862

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