cytokinin

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cytokinin

[¦sīd·ō′kī·nən]
(biochemistry)
Any of a group of plant hormones which elicit certain plant growth and development responses, especially by promoting cell division.
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Callus formation is associated with the balance between auxin and cytokinin (TAIZ & ZEIGER, 2013).
Secondly, the explants were cultured on MS media including BAP and different type of auxin (NAA, IAA or IBA) to determine the effect of cytokinin x auxin interaction on shoot propagation.
When used alone, the cytokinin has also been effective for the cultivation of other forest species such as Cedrela fissilis (NUNES et al.
Many studies have reported the stimulating effect of cytokinin on in vitro floral morphogenesis, but they were species-dependent [8, 18, 14, 19, 20].
For bioassay of cytokinin, the radish cotyledon expansion test was employed (Letham, 1971).
Cytokinins play an important role in promoting shoot regeneration through either organogenesis or embryogenesis [10,21].
Cotton is used in textile industry as basic raw material and cytokinins are being used to increase the cotton production.
These extracts are easily available at economical prices and can be proved helpful to relieve various abiotic stresses including heat stress by promoting the production of auxin or cytokinins.
In general, gibberelins are involved in the transcription of gene coding; cytokinins in the translation and auxins in the membrane permeability.