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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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This method utilises the signalling of a class of plant hormones known as auxins to rapidly deplete individual proteins from cells.
Instead, we overlook the fact we pump massive doses of phytoestrogens, which are plant hormones, into animals.
In vitro shoot regeneration from plant cells and explants is influenced by plant growth regulators that are added exogenously and by hormone present in the plant hormones (Trigiano and Gray, 2000).
The activity of these mobile transcription factors is regulated by a set of signals of various chemical nature, such as plant hormones, other transcription factors and mobile microRNA species."
Chemical kinetics study through observation of individual reaction events with atomic-resolution electron microscopy Eiichi Nakamura and Koji Harano Are fairy chemicals a new family of plant hormones? Hirokazu Kawagishi Above two, communicated by Kenji Mori, M.J.A.
Seaweed extracts acts as bio-stimulants as a result of presence of plant hormones. Global Seaweed Extracts: Market Segmentation: The global seaweed extracts market is segmented on the basis of form type, type, application and region.
[ClickPress, Wed Oct 10 2018] Although crops produce natural regulators called phytohormones or plant hormones, crop growth regulators have become an important part of various agricultural processes--to enhance crop quality and marketability while reducing labor and production costs.
'We would need plant hormones in a gel-like substance inside a culture medium with the sucker planted inside,' she explained.
Sprouted foods are one of the world's richest sources of plant hormones and not only the densest form of nutrients on the planet but also easy to digest.
This result may be related to factors intrinsic to the plant material used, such as cutting type, time of collection, plant hormones, and tissue age (PAULETTI et al., 2010).
The number of functionally characterized peptide hormones now exceeds the number of classical plant hormones.
Many bacteria and actinomycetes have been reported to produce plant hormones such as auxine and giberelic acid (Ponmurugan and Gopi 2006; da Silva Sousa et al., 2008; Saharan and Nehra 2011; Dias et al, 2013; Ngoma et al, 2013; Przemienieck et al, 2015).