Auxins are growth hormones capable of promoting cell elongation.

Question:

Auxins are growth hormones capable of promoting cell elongation. They have been used in horticulture to promote growth, flowering and rooting. Explain the meaning of the following terms related to auxins.

a. auxin precursors

b. anti-auxins

c. synthetic auxins

Solution:

a. Auxin precursors are responsible for the production of auxins.

b. Anti auxin function as an inhibition of the action of auxin by competing for the same receptor.

c. Synthetic auxins are some chemical compounds that have been synthesized from the laboratories and function as same as auxin.

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