Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 30 - Self-Quiz - Page 516: 4



Work Step by Step

To stimulate lateral root growth, you would need to increase the amount of the hormone that promotes this type of growth, which would be auxin. You would also need to inhibit the effects of cytokinin, which would stop the growth of lateral roots. Also, you would need to inhibit the effects of abscisic acid (ABA), which would hinder the effects of other hormones.
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