abscisic acid


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ab·scis·ic acid

 (ăb-sĭz′ĭk)
n.
A plant hormone, C15H20O4, that regulates the abscission of leaves, flowers, and fruits, the dormancy of buds and seeds, and other developmental processes and stress responses.

abscisic acid

(æbˈsɪsɪk)
n
a type of acid that causes abscission
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The role of phytohormones such as auxins, gibberellins and cytokinins in fruit ripening is to act as retarders of senescence, while ethylene and abscisic acid are considered as fruit ripening promoters.
We identified an Abscisic acid (ABA) inducible protein PHV A1 gene and auxin response factor 12 and 25 genes highly expressed in stem tips.
2015), as well as abscisic acid and ethylene (Khryanin, 2002; Vardhini and Rao, 2002).
Some studies on the in vitro minimal growth of sweet potato utilized growth retardants such as abscisic acid (Arrigoni-Blank et al.
Plant hormones such as indole-3 acetic acid, gibberellins, zeatin a cytokinin and abscisic acid were found in high concentration (Table 1).
The results showed that the fruit diameter and length, single fruit weight, endogenous hormone levels, and CsEXP 10 gene expression levels were all higher in pollinated fruits than in unpollinated ovaries, and CsEXP 10 gene expression levels were positively correlated with indole-3-acetic acid (IAA), but negatively correlated with gibberellic acid (GA3) and abscisic acid (ABA).
STANDARDIZATION OF A PROTOCOL FOR ABSCISIC ACID QUANTIFICATION THROUGH THE COMPETITIVE ELISA TECHNIQUE
4) such as those involved in the synthesis or regulation of molecules such abscisic acid (ABA), ethylene and salicylic acid (SA) which are responsible for second round of the signaling (Xiong et al.
Diverse plant-associated microbes synthesize phytohormones such as gibberellins, cytokinins, jasmonic acid, abscisic acid, ethylene, and indole-3-acetic acid (IAA), often with profound effects on growth, tissue differentiation, and reproduction of their hosts (Spaepen et al.
Auxin plays, together with abscisic acid (ABA), a pivotal role in root growth and development and regulates aquaporins during lateral root formation (LRF).
The abscisic acid (ABA) plays an important role in the tolerance to stresses in some plant species (Zhang et al.
Water deficit accelerates the biosynthesis of abscisic acid (ABA) which decreases the stomatal conductance to lessen the transpirational losses.