gibberellic acid

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gibberellic acid

[¦jib·ə¦rel·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C18H22O6 A crystalline acid occurring in plants that is similar to the gibberellins in its growth-promoting effects.
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The potencies that caused the most pronounced reduction in growth when compared to controls were those of gibberelic acid, particularly the 15X, 17X, 23X and 24X potencies.
Experts say that it is possible to speed up growth with the use of the plant hormone gibberelic acid.
A one-way or two-way analysis of variance on the arcsine transformation of cumulative percent germination after 15 days of incubation was used in the gibberelic acid study and the temperature and time of storage study.