gibberellins


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gib·ber·el·lins

(jib'ĕr-el'inz),
A class of plant growth hormones (auxins) of which over 60 are known; these were first isolated in 1938 from cultures of Gibberella fujikuroi, the fungus causing Bakanese disease in rice. Also found in higher plants; diterpenoid acids available commercially.

gibberellins

tremorgen toxins produced by Fusarium spp.
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Structure of new gibberellin glucoside in immature seeds of Pharbitis nil.
Their Lolium research had shown that gibberellins activate a member of the MYB family of developmental genes, which play key roles in plant organ development.
Relative activity of the gibberellins in the antheridium induction of Anemia phillitidis.
Based on the type of PGR, the market is segmented as: Cytokinins, Auxins, Gibberellins, Ethylene (Or) Ethylene Releasers Mepiquat Chloride and others.
For many years, auxin, gibberellins, cytokinins, abscisic acid and ethylene are well accepted as the major plant hormones.
Gibberellins are important to promote seed germination because they induce the synthesis of enzymes through genetic mechanisms that support the breakdown and the mobilization of seed reserves from the endosperm into the embryo axis.
The plant growth regulators market is segmented based on the type, namely: Cytokinins, Auxins, Gibberellins, Ethylene or Ethylene Releasers, Mepiquat Chloride and Others.
2000) reported that genetically modified trees with enhanced gibberellins biosynthesis provided higher growth and biomass as compared to the normal tree.
Plant Growth Regulators Market: Product Segment Analysis Cytokinins Auxins Others (Mepiquate chloride, gibberellins, etc.