The effect of growth hormones on bananas: A review Article Received: 29 January 1983 Revised: 26 April 1983 Accepted: 24 May 1983 DOI:
Cite this article as: Lahav, E. & Gottreich, M. Plant Growth Regul (1984) 2: 15. doi:10.1007/BF00024092 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.
Key words Bananas growth hormones
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