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Latest Plant hormones Stories

2014-05-09 12:36:02

Flowers aren't just pretty to look at, they are how plants reproduce. In agricultural plants, the timing and regulation of flower formation has economic significance, affecting a crop's yield.

2014-04-16 12:17:44

Floods and droughts are increasingly in the news, and climate experts say their frequency will only go up in the future.

2014-04-09 12:23:19

DUBLIN, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zrm25k/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Global and

2014-03-25 20:20:58

DUBLIN, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/9br8n4/plant_growth) has announced the addition of the "Plant Growth

Broccoli With Better Anti-Cancer Benefits And Longer Shelf Life
2014-02-11 09:46:54

While researching methods to increase the already well-recognized anti-cancer properties of broccoli, researchers at the University of Illinois also found a way to prolong the vegetable’s shelf life.

2013-02-06 12:22:35

You might think you have nothing in common with mustard except hotdogs.

Ferns Herbivore Defense
2012-11-21 13:00:05

Unlike flowering plants, bracken ferns do not release any odor signals to attract the enemies of their attackers for their own benefit.

Crops Possibly Protected From Stressors Due To New Discovery
2012-08-31 16:37:30

Salk findings of a key genetic mechanism in plant hormone signaling may help save crops from stress and help address human hunger

2012-07-23 20:41:01

Light is not only the source of a plant's energy, but also an environmental signal that instructs the growth behavior of plants.

2012-06-19 00:03:38

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.


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megalophonous
  • Having a loud voice; vociferous; clamorous.
  • Of grand or imposing sound.
The word 'megalophonous' comes from Greek roots meaning 'big' and 'sound'.