If a plant was given sunlight even during the night, with appropriate constant intensity during day and night, will the plant be able to maintain health and normally photosynthesize throughout the day?

Does it depend on specific plant species? If so, are there particular categories of plants that may have problems with all-day photosynthesis?

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    $\begingroup$ You may want to start your research by googling "24 hours photosynthesis" - there are already some significant results. $\endgroup$ – LinuxBlanket Jan 22 '18 at 18:36
  • $\begingroup$ Considering that there are plants which grow north of the Arctic circle, where the sun is up all day in summer, the answer to the first question would seem to be yes. $\endgroup$ – jamesqf Jan 22 '18 at 20:16
  • $\begingroup$ @jamesqf The key is the plants circadian rhythm. Plants circadian clocks adapt to seasonal changes at latitudes where these are significant. However if you artificially abruptly change their light exposure, circadian rythm adaptation won't follow through immediately. $\endgroup$ – Alain Pannetier Jan 23 '18 at 3:20

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