SIGN UP LOG IN

The largest wine encyclopedia in the world

22.740 Keywords • 48.621 Synonyms • 5.293 Translations • 7.912 Pronunciations • 150.084 Cross-references

0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

phytohormones

Collective term for chemical messengers (signal molecules) of higher plants. These plant hormones control important biochemical processes for differentiation and growth. It can be called the nervous system of plants. The substances present only in very small amounts are physiologically highly effective. The content depends on the state of development of the plant. It is often not the absolute concentration that is decisive, but the ratio of the individual phytohormones to one another. These often interact. The most important are abscisic acid. auxins. cytokinins and gibberellins, See a list of varietal keywords below grapevine,

World's largest wine knowledge database, made with by our author Norbert Tischelmayer.

About the Glossary

Calendar EVENTS NEAR YOU

Privacy Notice: ×

Cookies facilitate the provision of our services. By using our services, you agree that we use cookies.