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The Gibberellin Control of Cell Elongation

  • M. Katsumi
  • K. Ishida


The most typical physiological effect of gibberellin (GA) is the stimulation of shoot elongation, and recent studies with dwarf plants of maize, pea, rice, and others have clearly shown that GA is a key hormone controlling plant height.1,2 However, the mechanism of GA stimulation of shoot growth has yet to be clarified.


Epidermal Cell Cell Elongation Cellulose Microfibril Cortex Cell Cortical Microtubule 
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