Planta

, Volume 134, Issue 2, pp 191–193

Apical dominance and the levels of indole acetic acid in Phaseolus lateral buds

  • J. R. Hillman
  • V. B. Math
  • G. C. Medlow
Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF00384970

Cite this article as:
Hillman, J.R., Math, V.B. & Medlow, G.C. Planta (1977) 134: 191. doi:10.1007/BF00384970

Abstract

Combined gas chromatography-mass spectrometry procedures have been used to establish that the indole acetic acid levels of lateral buds from Phaseolus seedlings rise following removal of the shoot apex.

Key words

Apical dominanceIndole Acetic AcidLateral budsPhaseolus

Abbreviations

GC

gas chromatograph

GC-MS

combined gas liquid chromatography mass spectrometry

bis-TMS

bis-trimethylsilyl

IAA

indole acetic acid

MPM

multiple-peak monitoring

MS

mass spectrometer

GLC

gas liquid chromatography

TLC

thin-layer chromatography

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Hillman
    • 1
  • V. B. Math
    • 1
  • G. C. Medlow
    • 1
  1. 1.Botany DepartmentThe UniversityGlasgowU.K.