Phenology (the nature’s “clocks and calendars”) is specifically used in botany and
physiology to describe the
timing of biological activity of
plants functions over the course
of a year, particularly in relation to
climate and abiotic factors (eg.
seasonal changes of temperatures
and photoperiod), such as
is particularly important because it determines reproductive
with potential mates
events are stages of plant growth.
Growth stages may be defined by stage of
physiological development such
as germination, first
true leaf etc.
Also, off-cycle phenology.