2.7 Using Hormones

  • Created by: Twins 1&2
  • Created on: 16-06-13 10:30

2.7 Using Hormones

In WOMEN

  • Contraceptive pill to prevent pregnancies (helps plan a baby)
  • Injection of hormones helps other women become pregnant.

Taking hormones for a long time can lead to side effets

In PLANTS

  • Hormones used by farmers and gardeners
  • Weed killers to kill unwanted plants on lawns
  • Hormones used to encourage root growth of plant cuttings
  • Fruit growth and ripening

Hormones used incorrectly can cause damage to enviroment. 

1 of 1

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar Biology resources:

See all Biology resources »See all Nervous system, hormones and behaviour resources »