florigenic


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flor·i·gen

 (flôr′ə-jən)
n.
A plant hormone that promotes flowering.

[Latin flōs, flōr-, flower; see bhel- in Indo-European roots + -gen.]

flor′i·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk) adj.
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florigenic

(ˌflɒrɪˈdʒɛnɪk)
adj
of or relating to the plant hormone florigen
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Naphthaleneacetic acid and ethephon are florigenic in the biennial apple cultivars Golden Delicious and York Imperial.