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The mechanism of wound-auxin interaction involved in the rooting of HNS cuttings - HH1210SHN

Objective
To determine the factors controlling rooting competence in shoots following wounding and auxin application through the following sub-objectives:
1. To use PGRs and genetic probes to measure how wounding and auxin affect rooting.
2. To determine how rooting can be induced in the absence of wounding, and whether the wound produces a transmissible signal in the shoot tissue.
3.To determine the role of flavonoids, and possibly polyamines, in the wound/auxin reaction.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1997

To: 2000

Cost: £261,859
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Horticulture Research International
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Fields of Study
Horticulture
Horticulture