plant hormone

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plant hormone

n.
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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Abbott's plant protection products consist mainly of biological pesticides and plant growth regulators that can be used for agricultural products, Sumitomo Chemical said.
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As well, analogs are plant growth regulators potentially useful in improving plant performance and crop yields.

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