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. Various laboratories have isolated an extract that will cause a vegetative shoot apex to become reproductive and produce flowers, but so far no one has ever chemically identified the compound.
The translocation of the flowering hormones through the graft in both directions was shown by Kiyosawa and Kiyosawa (1962).