Abscisic acid

From WebRef.org
Jump to navigationJump to search

A lipid hormone that inhibits cell growth in plants; it is associated with fruit drop, leaf death and seed dormancy. It is synthesized in the plastids from carotenoids. This hormone helps plants deal with water loss, and its effects can be reversed with gibberellins.

Sponsor: This is a deeplink to the Grammarly Premium landing page