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abscisin a hormone which triggers the fall of autumn leaves in certain trees.
abscissin a hormone which triggers the fall of autumn leaves in certain trees.
antiauxin a plant substance that opposes or represses the effects of an auxin, a growth hormone.
auxin a substance increasing the growth of plants; a plant hormone.
auxinic relating to an auxin, a plant hormone.
cytokinin any of numerous substances which regulate plant growth by inducing cell division.
dormin abscissic acid, a plant hormone.
florigen a postulated flower-forming hormone.
florigenic relating to florigen, a postulated flower-forming hormone.
gibberellin any of several plant-growth regulators produced by a fungus of the genus Gibberella.
heteroauxin a natural plant hormone, used esp for stimulating growth and root formation in plant cutting.
jasmonate any of several organic compounds that occur in plants and are thought to control processes such as growth and fruit ripening.
kinetin a substance that increases plant growth.
kinin a plant hormone which promotes cell division and is used commercially as a preservative for cut flowers.
phytohormone a plant hormone, regulating growth.