mention the different functions of plant hormone

Asked by  | 23rd Jun, 2008, 04:00: PM

Expert Answer:

  1. growth inhibitors - abscisic acid, ethylene
  2. stress hormone - abscisic acid
  3. closes the stomata - abscisic acid
  4. growth promotors - auxin, cytokinin, giberellins
  5. a gas - ethylene
  6. produces dormancy in seeds and buds - abscisic acid
  7. breaks dormancy in seeds and buds - gibberellin
  8. stimulates the ripening of fruit - ethylene
  9. prevents plant tissues from senescing or aging - cytokinin
  10. is produced by the apical bud and inhibits the growth of lateral buds - auxin

Answered by  | 23rd Jun, 2008, 10:29: PM

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