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Latest Plant hormone Stories

2012-04-16 21:37:40

Have you ever wondered why stems grow upwards and roots downwards?

2012-04-03 09:14:45

Plant leaves are protected from drying out by an airtight wax layer.

2012-01-24 11:47:32

A recent Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) study published in the journal Science investigating the molecular structure and function of an essential plant hormone could profoundly change our understanding of a key cell process, and might ultimately lead to the development of new drugs for a variety of diseases.

2012-01-24 10:43:55

A recent Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) study published in the journal Science investigating the molecular structure and function of an essential plant hormone could profoundly change our understanding of a key cell process, and might ultimately lead to the development of new drugs for a variety of diseases.

2011-12-12 21:31:04

Natural products marketed as plant growth enhancers are becoming increasingly sought-after.

2011-04-18 16:42:38

During the development of organisms, a particular event repeatedly occurs: a signal appears temporarily, but the processes it triggers must be maintained – for example, when the fate of cells in the embryo is established.

2011-03-02 19:55:33

A Purdue University scientist and researchers in Japan have produced a new class of improved plant growth regulators that are expected to be less toxic to humans.

2011-02-15 19:31:06

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have developed techniques to manipulate root development functionality that can help plants better adapt to hostile growing environments.

2010-12-14 00:58:21

Plants are very sensitive to light conditions because light is their source of energy and also a signal that activates the special photoreceptors that regulate growth, metabolism, and physiological development.

2010-11-15 20:39:12

Scientists have known for some time how important plant steroids called brassinosteroids are for regulating plant growth and development.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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