B1 - Commercial Use of Plant Hormones.

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What useful things can plant hormones be used for? (3)
Killing weeds, growing cuttings, ripening fruit.
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Explain how plant hormones can be used as selective weedkillers...
Only affect the broad leaved plants by distrupted their normal growth patterns which kills them leaving crops untouched.
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Explain how plant hormones can be used growing from cuttings...
A cutting = part of a plant that has been cut off it. If you add rooting powder (contains plant hormones) to a cutting they produce new plants.
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Explain how plant hormones can be used in controlling the ripening of fruit...
Plant hormones delay the ripening of fruits during transport/on the plant. Allows fruit to be picked unriped.
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What is gibberellin?
A hormone that allows a seed to germinate (start growing)
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Explain how plant hormones can be used as selective weedkillers...

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Only affect the broad leaved plants by distrupted their normal growth patterns which kills them leaving crops untouched.

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Explain how plant hormones can be used growing from cuttings...

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Explain how plant hormones can be used in controlling the ripening of fruit...

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What is gibberellin?

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