Example sentences for: phytohormones

How can you use “phytohormones” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Plant biologists have been fascinated by the regulatory capacity of phytohormones since the time of their discovery, and the notion that hormone levels or responses could be manipulated to improve desired plant traits has long been an area of intense interest.

  • Long ago, plant physiologists noted the apparent antagonistic interactions between some of the phytohormones, such as between auxin and cytokinin in the regulation of root–shoot differentiation and between GA and ABA in germination.

  • More recently, the isolation of hormone biosynthetic and response mutants has provided powerful new tools for painting a clearer picture of the roles of the various phytohormones in plant growth and development.

  • Receptors and other upstream signaling components remain to be identified for the majority of the phytohormones.

  • Fundamental to this process are several growth regulators collectively called the plant hormones or phytohormones.

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