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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Chemical hazards: Contamination with chemicals used in agriculture and the production processes of raw materials such as antibiotics, plant growth substances and pesticides, as well as food additives such as preservatives, and including chemicals that are used in the production/processing plant such as oil, grease and cleaning agents for equipment and machinery.
through homoeopathic potencies of plant growth substances.