Commercial Uses for Plant Hormones

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  • Created on: 08-02-21 18:41
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  • Growing cells in tissue culture - auxins are added to growth mediums to stimulate cell division to form shoots & roots.
    • Commercial uses of plant hormones
      • Auxins are useful for controlling plant growth.
      • Growing from cuttings with rooting powder - produce roots fast and grow as new plants & produces clones quick.
      • Gibberellins stimulate seed germination, stem growth and flowering.
      • Controlling dormancy - lots of seeds won't germinate until they've been through certain conditions - dormancy. Seeds can be treated with gibberellins to alter dormancy.
      • Gibberellins stimulate plant stems to grow.


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