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plant hormone

[′plant ‚hȯr‚mōn]
(biochemistry)
An organic compound that is synthesized in minute quantities by one part of a plant and translocated to another part, where it influences physiological processes. Also known as phytohormone.
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Combining priming and plant growth regulators improves muskmelon germination and emergence at low temperatures.
Use of plant growth regulators is a common practice by turfgrass managers to regulate grass canopy heights and reduce mowing frequency (Watschke et al.
The logic might be deduced that the rate of photosynthesis remained continuous and enhanced due to appropriate and timely supply of nutrients via application of plant growth regulators (Nardi et al.
In the greenhouse ornamental market, for example, growers are taking a very sophisticated approach to plant growth regulators by fine-tuning their rates and application procedures to make sure their plants reach specified quality and height parameters by a specified date.
Plant growth regulators are compounds that regulate plant growth and development.
Responses of yield and N use of spring sown crops to N fertilization, with special reference to the use of plant growth regulators.
Higher number of bolls per plant from Bt cotton cultivar with the application of plant growth regulators at 45 and 90 days after blooming might be due to higher number of squares and flowers, depending on the increased photosynthetic activity (Sawan et al.
The effect of some plant growth regulator on the growth characteristics of rose was determined by one-way analysis of variance (ANOVA).
Thus, determination of water acquisition curve helps setting times for immersion treatments of seeds in aqueous solutions, as performed with plant growth regulators (SOCOLOWSKI; CICERO, 2011) or priming (VARIER et al.
This report aims to provide comprehensive understanding about Chinese plant growth regulator industry and to find out investment risk and business opportunities in this field.
John Spink, of ADAS, said: "Delaying drilling and reducing seed rate will both reduce canopy size, but where a large crop comes through the winter, pod canopy size can be controlled by delaying and reducing N-inputs and the use of spring applied plant growth regulators
Average number of flowers per meter of row per day in 5-d increments and for the entire period of bloom, from the day of flowering through the 55th day after first flower, as influenced by different plant growth regulator PGR treatments, average of 1996 and 1997 data.

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