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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2017.6(11): 1624-1636
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.611.195


Role of Auxin on Growth, Yield and Quality of Tomato - A Review
Kartik Pramanik* and Priyadarshani P. Mohapatra
Department of Horticulture, M. S. Swaminathan School of Agriculture, CUTM, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A growth regulator, plant growth regulator, or PGR, is a natural or synthetic chemical that is sprayed or otherwise applied to a seed or plant in order to alter its characteristics. They are sometimes referred to as plant hormones. Plant growth regulators function as chemical messengers for intercellular communication. In tomato, different growth regulators play a pivotal role in germination, root development, branching, flower initiation, fruiting, lycopene development, synchronization and early maturation, parthenocarpic fruit development, ripening, TSS, acidity, seed production etcetera. To boost the tomato production in India these versatile resources greatly help the professionals and researchers. By keeping the importance of growth regulator in tomato production this review paper is scripted.


Keywords: Growth regulator, IAA, NAA, 4-CPA, 2, 4-D, TSS, Parthenocarpic
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Growth regulator, IAA, NAA, 4-CPA, 2, 4-D, TSS, ParthenocarpicInt.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 6(11): 1624-1636. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2017.611.195