, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 15-30

The effect of growth hormones on bananas: A review

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Abstract

An attempt has been made to compile the knowledge from the available literature. The growth regulators reviewed include auxins, gibberellins, cytokinins, ethephon, CCC, Alar, ABA, morphactin and TIBA. None of them is used routinely. The chlorophenoxy and naphthalene compounds are definitely harmful. All others discussed are worthy of further study.

Contribution from the Agricultural Research Organization, The Volcani Center, Bet Dagan, Israel. No. 593-E, 1982 series.