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Latest Plant hormone Stories

2010-11-11 22:14:02

Tinkering with a single gene may give perennial grasses more robust roots and speed up the timeline for creating biofuels.

2010-10-26 13:53:32

Greenhouse plant growers can substitute rice hulls for perlite in their media without the need for an increase in growth regulators, according to a Purdue University study.

2010-09-29 14:08:07

New findings from Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) scientists could lead to environmentally-friendly sprays that help plants survive drought and other stresses in harsh environments to combat global food shortages.

2010-08-24 13:55:32

A biosensor utilizing black platinum and carbon nanotubes developed at Purdue University will help give scientists a better understanding of how the plant hormone auxin regulates root growth and seedling establishment.

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2010-06-25 07:47:26

The two most important growth hormones of plants, so far considered antagonists, also work synergistically.

2010-06-15 00:51:14

New research published by Cell Press in the June 15th issue of the journal Developmental Cell, reveals how plants modify their root architecture based on nutrient availability in the soil.

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2010-05-17 13:40:58

Between shoot and root, TAU unlocks a new tool for the biofuel industry.

2010-05-14 13:20:53

Findings could lead to new strategies for sustainable agriculture and biofuel production.

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2010-05-07 09:24:31

People aren’t the only living things that suffer from stress.

2010-04-16 13:41:41

Trinexapac-ethyl proves effective during prolonged periods of drought stress.


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