Plant Hormones and their Functions

Plant Hormones and their Functions

Plants require sunlight, water, oxygen, and minerals to grow and flourish. These are the extrinsic factors. Apart from this, plants' growth and development are governed by various intrinsic factors. Plant hormones, also known as phytohormones, are a type of hormone produced by plants. These are chemical substances found in plants at extremely low concentrations. They are derivatives of terpenes (Gibberellins), adenine (Cytokinins), indole (auxins), gases (Ethylene) and carotenoids (Abscisic acid). They can independent or synergistic. Different hormones can have either complementary or antagonistic roles. Hormones, together with extrinsic factors, play an essential part in processes such as vernalisation, phototropism, seed germination, and dormancy.

  • Phytohormones
  • Plant Growth Inhibitors
  • Plant Growth Promoters
Committee Members
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Mohammad Babadoost

Mohammad Babadoost

University Of Illinois, United States
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Carlos Ruiz Garvia

Carlos Ruiz Garvia

UN Climate Change Global Innovation Hub (UGIH), Mitigation Division, UNFCCC, Germany
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Vashchenko Viktor Fedorovich

Vashchenko Viktor Fedorovich

Rlets State University, Russian Federation
2023 Speakers Speakers
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Benoit Van Aken

Benoit Van Aken

George Mason University, United States
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Debatosh Das

Debatosh Das

University of Missouri-Columbia, United States
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Ravinder Goyal

Ravinder Goyal

AAFC, Canada
Speaker at PLANT BIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 2023 - Fabiola Sanchez Lopez

Fabiola Sanchez Lopez

Tecnologico Nacional de Mexico-ITVER, Mexico

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