Environmental and Hormonal Control in Seedlings

  • Jochen Kummerow
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 2)


The ever increasing urge for intensive and highly productive agriculture demands from biological research the answers to numerous new or scarcely investigated questions. Besides the more spectacular problems of genetic research, the use of foliar fertilizers, the intensive application of herbicides and insecticides, etc., there are many other unresolved problems. The work on such problems may not provoke another “green revolution” but may help our understanding of the physiology of development, a field of considerable practical importance.


Gibberellic Acid Apical Dominance Hormonal Control Seedling Plant Dwarf Mutant 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jochen Kummerow
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  1. 1.Laboratorio de Botánica Instituto de Ciencias BiológicasUniversidad Católica de ChileSantiagoChile

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