Latest Plant hormone Stories
TÃ¼bingen-based developmental geneticists research organ development in the plant embryo.
Recent work at Washington University in St Louis sheds light on one of the most important events in earth-history, the conquest of land by plants 480 million years ago.
Max Planck scientists discovered how certain hormones control aspects of root branching in plants.
The innermost secrets of fire's role in the rebirth and renewal of forests and grasslands are being revealed in research that has identified plant growth promoters and inhibitors in smoke.
Structural study at EMBL reveals how plants respond to water shortages.
Poinsettias can be a lucrative crop for ornamental plant growers, particularly during the Christmas season.
Scientists have shown that the main shoot dominates a plantâ€™s growth principally because it was there first, rather than due to its position at the top of the plant.
Researchers in Japan have hopes of enabling farmers to grow high-yielding rice species in flood-prone areas after they have identified two genes that make rice plants grow longer stems and survive floods.
Strigolactones are plant hormones, which were first discovered in crop plants during the infection with the parasitic plant "Striga". Only plants which produce strigolactones were infected with the parasite resulting in a significant reduction of vigor.
Researchers at the universities of Leicester and Oxford have made a discovery about plant growth which could potentially have an enormous impact on crop production as global warming increases.
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