Chapter 26 Plant Responses to the Environment

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Chapter 26 Plant Responses to the Environment Vocabulary abscisic acid – closing of stomata; seed dormancy; bud dormancy apical dominance – when the growing tip suppresses the sprouting of lateral buds to form branches auxin – promote the elongation of cells in coleoptiles biological clock – measures time without environmental cues cytokinin – promotion of sprouting of lateral buds; prevention of leaf senescence; promotion of cell division; stimulation of fruit; endosperm, and embryo development day-neutral plant – plants that flower as soon as they have sufficiently grown and developed regardless of the length of the day ethylene – ripening of fruit; abscission of fruits, flowers, and leaves; inhibition of stem elongation; formation of hook in dicot seedlings florigen – substances that either trigger or inhibit flowering gibberellin – germination of seeds and sprouting of buds; elongation of stems; stimulation of flowering; development of fruit
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course BIOL 1006 taught by Professor Lipscomb during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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