Auxin - Definition


Auxin is a hormone present in plants, that promotes or inhibits their growth. It may also be synthesized, especially to obtain naphthalene acetic acid. The effects of auxin differ according to the part of the plant, even with an identical concentration. It can develop the stem of the plant while slowing the growth of buds. A strong concentration of auxin promotes the growth of roots and cuttings, but only for a short period of time.
Original article published by Jeff. Translated by Jeff. Latest update on November 12, 2013 at 05:34 AM by Jeff.
This document, titled "Auxin - Definition," is available under the Creative Commons license. Any copy, reuse, or modification of the content should be sufficiently credited to CCM Health (
Home care assistant - Definition
Forearm - Definition