Latest Auxin Stories
DUBLIN, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/77qzb6/plant_growth)
A new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences by scientists at the University of Queensland, Australia, overturns a long-held theory in plant science.
DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9br8n4/plant_growth) has announced the addition of the "Plant Growth
Transparency Market Research Report published "Plant Growth Regulators (Cytokinins, Auxins and Others) Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 -
As the spring flowers (finally) begin to bloom across the United States, take a closer look and you may find a whole host of genetic and hormonal signaling that is responsible for the shape and function of various aspects of the leaves of plants.
You might think you have nothing in common with mustard except hotdogs.
American Journal of Botany Gravity affects the ecology and evolution of every living organism. In plants, the general response to gravity is well known: their roots respond positively, growing down, into the soil, and their stems respond negatively, growing upward, to reach the sunlight. But how do plants sense gravity and how do they direct or signal their cells to grow in response to it? Although botanists understand a great deal about how this works, a recent article in the recent issue...
Science has known about plant hormones since Charles Darwin experimented with plant shoots and showed that the shoots bend toward the light as long as their tips, which are secreting a growth hormone, aren’t cut off.
Have you ever wondered why stems grow upwards and roots downwards?
Mild mannered though they seem, plants are extremely competitive, especially when it comes to getting their fair share of sunlight.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens is the causal agent of crown gall disease (the formation of tumours) in over 140 species of dicot. It is rod shaped. Symptoms are caused by the insertion of a small segment of DNA into the plant cell. It is an alphaproteobacterium of the family Rhizobiaceae which includes the nitrogen fixing legume symbionts. They are pathogenic and provide no benefit to the plant. It also affects a wide variety of plants. In an economical sense it affects walnuts, grape vines,...
- The deadly nightshade, Atropa Belladonna, which possesses stupefying or poisonous properties.
- A sleeping-potion; a soporific.
- To mutter deliriously.