florigen

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florigen

a hypothetical plant hormone that may be produced in leaves after suitable light treatment (see PHOTOPERIODISM), and moves to the buds to stimulate flowering.
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The increase in fruit yield may be because of boron on increase fruit set via increase pollen viability or pollen tube growth and flowering hormones regulation[16].
Thousands of hours of research have gone into the search for the flowering hormone.
They discovered that an early flowering cultivar grafted on the stock of a late-flowering cultivar produced enough flowering hormone to stimulate flowering of the stock.