Definition of Plant hormone

1. Noun. (botany) a plant product that acts like a hormone.

Exact synonyms: Growth Regulator, Phytohormone
Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Specialized synonyms: Auxin, Gibberellin, Cytokinin, Kinin
Generic synonyms: Plant Product



Definition of Plant hormone

1. Noun. (biochemistry) Any of many substances, produced by plants, that control or regulate their germination, growth, metabolism etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Plant Hormone

plant components
plant department
plant dermatitis
plant disease
plant epidermis
plant families and groups
plant family
plant fiber
plant fibre
plant food
plant genus
plant growth regulators
plant growth substances
plant hopper
plant hormone (current term)
plant hormones
plant indican
plant kingdom
plant leaves
plant life
plant louse
plant material
plant oils
plant order
plant organ
plant out
plant part
plant physiology
plant poisoning

Literary usage of Plant hormone

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biotechnology: Forestry and Forest Products. Bibliography January 92-January 95 by Raymond Dobert (1995)
"Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Biosynthesis and Action of the plant hormone Ethylene held August ..."

2. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plan Vectors: Bibliography January 1993 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Biosynthesis and Action of the plant hormone Ethylene held August ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Ethylene itself, which is now recognized as a genuine plant hormone, is not mentioned (not even as a fruit-ripening agent, since ripening and senescence are ..."

4. Agricultural Biotechnology: Novel Products & New Partnerships by Jane B. Segelken (1998)
"In: The plant hormone Ethylene, AK Mattoo and JC Suttle, eds. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press. Jorgensen, RA 1995. Cosuppression, flower color patterns, ..."

5. Practical Organotherapy: The Internal Secretions in General Practice by Henry Robert Harrower (1922)
"Vitamin e. Evidently a plant hormone, eg, the life-encouraging, nutrition-stimulating, growth-developing plant principle. ..."

6. Weather and Rice: Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Impact of by International Rice Research Institute (1987)
"The effect of plant hormone pretreatments on ethylene production and synthesis of 1 -aminocyclopropane- 1 -carboxylic acid in water-stressed wheat leaves. ..."

7. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... Oxidoreductases Abstract: The ethylene-forming en/yme (EFE), which catalyzes the last step in the biosynthesis of the plant hormone ..."

8. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... the developmental regulators of Cab gene expression during soybean embryogeny is the plant hormone, ABA; ABA negatively regulates Cab mRNA accumulation. ..."

9. Biotechnology: Forestry and Forest Products. Bibliography January 92-January 95 by Raymond Dobert (1995)
"Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Biosynthesis and Action of the plant hormone Ethylene held August ..."

10. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plan Vectors: Bibliography January 1993 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Biosynthesis and Action of the plant hormone Ethylene held August ..."

11. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Ethylene itself, which is now recognized as a genuine plant hormone, is not mentioned (not even as a fruit-ripening agent, since ripening and senescence are ..."

12. Agricultural Biotechnology: Novel Products & New Partnerships by Jane B. Segelken (1998)
"In: The plant hormone Ethylene, AK Mattoo and JC Suttle, eds. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press. Jorgensen, RA 1995. Cosuppression, flower color patterns, ..."

13. Practical Organotherapy: The Internal Secretions in General Practice by Henry Robert Harrower (1922)
"Vitamin e. Evidently a plant hormone, eg, the life-encouraging, nutrition-stimulating, growth-developing plant principle. ..."

14. Weather and Rice: Proceedings of the International Workshop on the Impact of by International Rice Research Institute (1987)
"The effect of plant hormone pretreatments on ethylene production and synthesis of 1 -aminocyclopropane- 1 -carboxylic acid in water-stressed wheat leaves. ..."

15. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... Oxidoreductases Abstract: The ethylene-forming en/yme (EFE), which catalyzes the last step in the biosynthesis of the plant hormone ..."

16. Gene Expression in Field Crops: Bibliography January 1991-November 1992 edited by Janet Saunders, Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"... the developmental regulators of Cab gene expression during soybean embryogeny is the plant hormone, ABA; ABA negatively regulates Cab mRNA accumulation. ..."

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