Can experts please explain about vernalization ?

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Vernalisation is defined as the qualitative or quantitative dependence of plants on exposure to a low temperature to flower. ... Furthermore, a plant can be induced to flower in a growing season by exposing it to low temperature. Therefore, it shortens the vegetative phase and hastens flowering in plants.  It is the treatment of low temperature for reducing vegetative phase and hastening the reproductive phase. It was first discovered by Lysenko. Vernalisation refers specially to the promotion of flowering by a period of low temperature.Vernalization  is the induction of a plant's flowering process by exposure to the prolonged cold of winter, or by an artificial equivalent. ... This ensures that reproductive development and seed production occurs .

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the cooling of seed during germination in order to accelerate flowering when it is planted.
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