phytohormone


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phy·to·hor·mone

 (fī′tō-hôr′mōn′)

phytohormone

(ˌfaɪtəʊˈhɔːməʊn)
n
(Botany) a hormone-like substance produced by a plant
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Noun1.phytohormone - (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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In tomato, Systemin which acts as a phytohormone promotes JA production and salt tolerance in ABA-dependent manner.
Detection and estimation of plant growth promoting phytohormone production
In this article, p-substituted phenoxymethyl structure was introduced to the 1(C)-position of the imidazole ring by the reaction between o-phenylendiamine and the corresponding p-substituted phenoxymethyl acid which have attracted much attention in agriculture, biochemistry and pharmacology due to their antiviral, antimicrobial activities and phytohormone activities.
Makoto MATSUOKA for "A Study on the Phytohormone, Gibberellin, Contributing to Species Conservation, Plant Diversity, and Crop Productivity"
They help in nitrogen fixation, phosphate solubilization, iron sequestration, and phytohormone level modulation in crops.
Kinetin (N6-furfuryladenine or 6-furfurylaminopurine) is a plant cytokinin or phytohormone that promotes cell division, delays senescence in plants, and is reputed to aid in the restoration of skin barrier function and, possibly, in reducing the signs and symptoms of rosacea (Clin.
Thus, changes in the phytohormone concentrations may be responsible for the abnormal gravitropic responses reported in this study (Figure 3).
Each micro-shoot was separated from clumps and implanted in 1/2 MS medium enriched with IBA for checking the rhizogenic ability of phytohormone.
This phytohormone is formed in cells at the tip of the shoot and is then passed from cell to cell.
However, dormant embryos reach about 100% germination when incubated with the phytohormone ethylene during imbibitions [6].