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Indolebutyric Acid: the Synthetic 'Natural' Hormone | Organic Gardening

Many products online state that, as a cloning gel for propagation, they have a ‘naturally occurring’ plant auxin or hormone called Indolebutyric Acid (IBA). This is a natural hormone produced by plants when rooting but when it is made in bulk for the rooting of plant material in a commercial sense, it is not natural at all as it is synthetically made. 238 more words

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Propagation of Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth (Fabaceae) through seed and rooting of leafy stem cuttings - IJAAR

Alain Tsobeng, Ebenezer Asaah, Josephine Makueti, Zac Tchoundjeu, Patrick Van Damme

World Agroforestry Centre, West and Central Africa region, Yaoundé-Cameroon

World Agroforestry Centre, West and Central Africa region, Sierra Leone… 314 more words


Curious Driving Question

As we approached the end of the photosynthesis unit, there were still voluminous amounts of curious questions that still had not been answered. Hence, this assignment was named “Curious Driving Questions.” Each person from the class created an intriguing question that directly related to photosynthesis. 48 more words


Auxin Producing Area of a Plant

These are pictures of a weed that I pulled in my backyard. Auxin is a hormone that promoted growth and development.  The roots or buds are where the highest concentration of auxin is, which makes sense because the plant grows from there.

4. Auxin Producing Area of a Plant

This is a picture of the buds of a dandy lion. These individual buds have not yet fully formed and are one of the main areas producing auxin in a plant. 14 more words

More precautions needed when spraying with dicamba and 2,4-D

From the Weed Science Society of America

New resistant soybean and cotton cropping systems based on the synthetic auxin herbicides give farmers new options for managing Palmer amaranth and other broadleaf weeds resistant to glyphosate. 543 more words


How Auxin Promotes the Elongation of Root Cells.

The plant hormone auxin at low concentrations triggered acidification and cell-wall loosening, permitting root growth. But at high concentrations, auxin triggered alkalinization, which inhibited growth. The inhibiting effect, however, only lasted for two hours.

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