Unformatted text preview: lateral buds, resulting in more shrubby appearance with many branches. • Cytokinins can also promote lateral expansion in both stems and roots, particularly in storage roots. • Cytokinins also retard leaf senescence, probably by stimulating RNA and protein synthesis and delaying degradation of chlorophyll. Cytokinin treated Leaf (R) Cytokinin treated plant (L) Crown gall tumor...
View Full Document
- Fall '09
- Plants, Plant stem, Cytokinins