Gibberellic acid general info
rdobert at NALUSDA.GOV
Tue Mar 21 11:00:50 EST 1995
In addition to the impact of GA's mentioned below on seed germination,
GA's (a group of some 80 or so related chemical structures) regulate a
number of other physiological responses, most notable among these being
internode, or stem, elongation. If you have specific questions let me
BIC/NAL/USDA, Beltsville, MD
On Mon, 20 Mar 1995, Bret T wrote:
> On 19 Mar 1995, Arthur Vyn Boennighausen wrote:
> > Fellows,
> > I am assisting an undergraduate student in doing some basic research into
> > an aspect of biology.
> > How about passing on whatever knowledge you have on GIBBERELLIC ACID. I
> > only remember that Gibberellic acid is a growth related hormone found in
> > plants.
> > Your own knowledge, plus any pointers to knowledge bases on the Internet
> > about this subject would be usefull.
> > Thanks for being here!
> > Arthur
> Gibberellins are a class of hormones most often associated with the
> control and promotion of seed germination. Levels of gibberellins are
> usually high in developing seeds but drop to lower levels in mature,
> dormant seeds. Applied gibberelins have been used to overcome certain
> seed dormancies. Hope this helps some.
> B.Celmer btcelmer at ucdavis.edu
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