[Plant-education] No Adeventitious Roots!

William E Williams WEWilliams at smcm.edu
Fri Feb 24 12:04:02 EST 2006


Ah, that's exactly what I was remembering, john, thank you! Guess you  
can tell I'm not a hormone physiologist -- auxin, GA, cytokinins one  
of those hormones... ;)


On Feb 24, 2006, at 10:26 AM, John Hewitson wrote:

> On 24 Feb 2006, at 2:55 pm, William E Williams wrote:
>
>> I thought I remembered a posting here a while ago about some plant  
>> species that had had auxin response bred out of them
>
> Perhaps you were thinking of barley grains which no longer produce  
> amylase in response to GA in today's short-straw varieties. We had  
> a discussion on this.
>
> Doesn't help you solve your auxin problem, but you may sleep better  
> without puzzling over where you had seen the auxin reference??!!
>
> John
>
> Dr. John F. Hewitson
> Science and Plants for Schools (SAPS)
> Homerton College
> Cambridge CB2 2PH  UK
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>

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