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The Chloroindole Auxins of Pea and Related Species

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Part of the Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology book series (AABI, volume 21)

Abstract

The chloroindole auxins of Pisum, Vicia, Lathyrus and Lens species are the strongest natural auxins known. 4-Chloroindole -3-acetic acid is an order of magnitude stronger than IAA. The chloroindole auxins occur in immature seeds to above 10 mg per kg. They are also found in vegetative parts. Five compounds: 4-chloroindole-3-acetic acid (CIIAA), its methyl ester (CRAM), an aspartate derivative, and two chlorotryptophan derivatives have been found in pea, Pisum sativum L.

Keywords

Pisum Sativum Mung Bean Indoleacetic Acid Immature Seed Avena Coleoptile 
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