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plant hormone

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Any of various hormones produced by plants that control or regulate germination, growth, metabolism, or other physiological activities. Also called phytohormone.
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Noun1.plant hormone - (botany) a plant product that acts like a hormone
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
auxin - a plant hormone that promotes root formation and bud growth
gibberellin - a plant hormone isolated from a fungus; used in promoting plant growth
cytokinin, kinin - any of a class of plant hormones that promote cell division and delay the senescence of leaves
plant product - a product made from plant material
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The experiments in an in-vitro condition were carried in a completely randomized design with 4 plant growth regulator and 3 replications.
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To achieve improved leaf retention, Samac is also working to isolate the specific gene controlling alfalfa leaf senescence, to modify production of the plant growth regulator.
Valent products include a well-known line of quality herbicide, insecticide, fungicide and plant growth regulator products for agricultural, seed protection and professional use.
These materials called plant growth hormones, phytohormone, or plant growth regulators (PGR).
John Spink, of ADAS, said: "Delaying drilling and reducing seed rate will both reduce canopy size, but where a large crop comes through the winter, pod canopy size can be controlled by delaying and reducing N-inputs and the use of spring applied plant growth regulators
We applaud the efforts of the Washington apple industry for another record crop and are proud of the role our products and support team have played in achieving this milestone," said Johan Pienaar, VBC's global business manager for the company's plant growth regulator business unit.
On the other hand, abscisic acid (ABA) is another plant growth regulator which plays an important role in some of the physiological responses such as stimulation of the closure of stomata, inhibition of shoot growth, synthesize storage proteins of seed, inhibition of the affect of gibberellins on stimulating de novo synthesis of [alpha]-amylase, and maintenance of dormancy [6,25,27].
Registration Committee constituted U/s 5 of the Insecticide Act 1968 registers pesticide including biopesticides, botanical pesticides & Plant Growth Regulator (PGR) for use in the country.

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