growth regulator

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Related to growth regulator: Plant growth regulator
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Noun1.growth regulator - (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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Summary: The report on the global Insect Growth Regulator Market provides a detailed insight into key drivers and restraints, notable trends, share and size of various segments, and competitive landscape.
In addition to stevia, BAP has also proved to be an effective growth regulator for regeneration and mass multiplication in other crop species (Huii et al., 2012; Badou et al., 2018).
Caulerpin has been shown to be a plant growth regulator [3] and has been isolated from green algae Caulerpa racemosa and C.
Moringa carried numerous benefits which included its use as a good quality fodder for animals, improves soil fertility, and extracts from its leaf can serve as growth regulator for crops.
The influence of the plant growth regulator gibberellic acid (GA3) on the hemolymph contents of Galleria mellonella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) was examined.
Researchers have developed a new type of bed net with a specific combination of an insecticide and insect growth regulator that could prevent millions of cases of malaria.
It can be used not only as a fodder for animals but also improves soil fertility and extract from its leaf serves as growth regulator for different crops.
In addition, studies on the effects of growth regulator on oat yield indicators in the cultivation systems are scarce, indicating the need to conduct the present study as a support in the use of such technology for this species.
Gibberellic acid is a growth regulator widely used for acceleration and uniform germination of various species, as it activates hydrolytic enzymes involved in the breakdown of plant reserve substances, stimulating embryo maturation (ZAIDAN; BARBEDO, 2004; TAIZ; ZEIGER, 2013).
Regulation in plant stress tolerance by a potential plant growth regulator, 5-aminolevulinic acid.
2, 4-D is a synthetic auxin type growth regulator that brings about a growth response in plants at a low concentration but at higher concentration it becomes a herbicide [31].