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thermoperiodism

(thûr′mō-pîr′ē-ə-dĭz′əm) also

thermoperiodicity

(-dĭs′ĭ-tē)
n.
The effect on an organism of the rhythmic fluctuation of temperature, including responses associated with thermal changes accompanying the alternation of day and night.
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Thermal and thermoperiodic effects on larval and pupal development and survival in tufted apple bud moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).
Thermoperiodic control of diapause in an insect: theory of internal coincidence.