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Any of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and growth and delay the senescence of leaves.


(Botany) any of a group of plant hormones that promote cell division and retard ageing in plants. Also called: kinin


(ˌsaɪ təˈkaɪ nɪn)

any of a class of plant hormones, produced by the roots and traveling upward through the xylem, that promote tissue growth and budding and, on application, retard plant senescence.
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Noun1.cytokinin - any of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves
growth regulator, phytohormone, plant hormone - (botany) a plant product that acts like a hormone
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Among the types of plant growth regulators such as auxins, cytokinins, gibberellins, and others, gibberellins accounted for the largest market share, followed by cytokinins and auxins.
com)-- Cytokinins is a plant growth hormone which promotes cell division in plant shoots and roots.
According to research studies, cytokinins, the plant cytokines (phytohormones) found in coconut water, produce anti-aging, anti-cancer, anticoagulant (anti-blood-clotting agents) benefits.
Regulation of ethylene biosynthesis and action in cut carnation flower senescence by cytokinins.
For many years, auxin, gibberellins, cytokinins, abscisic acid and ethylene are well accepted as the major plant hormones.
Cytokinins are also involved in a wide range of developmental processes including vascular development and senescence (Mok and Mok, 2001), phyllotaxy (Guilini et al.
LSBM (Linsmaier and Skoog's Basal Medium) fortified with different concentrations of cytokinins (BAP and Kn) were used for shoot induction and proliferation from the vegetative bud explant.
By tricking water-stress defenses in the young plants, cytokinins prompt the plant to quickly build a bigger root system that can access deep soil moisture.
If you want shoots, you need a Cytokinins but with that alone you get just shoots and more shoots, its better to give the plant the idea you want shoots but we will be rooting soon so 1mg/L Ba and.
Washington, March 11(ANI): Scientists from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have found that a naturally occurring class of plant hormones called cytokinins has been found to help increase cotton yields during drought conditions.
Plant growth regulators such as auxins (2,4-D and NAA) and cytokinins (BA and kin) have different effects on plant growth and are often crucial factors in secondary metabolite accumulation (DiCosmo and Towers, 1984).