abscissic acid meaning

  "abscissic acid" in a sentence
  • [Medicine]
    Abscission-accelerating plant growth substance isolated from young cotton fruit,leaves of sycamore,birch,and other plants,and from potatoes,lemons,avocados,and other fruits.


  1. The most important plant hormones are abscissic acid ( ABA ), auxins, ethylene, gibberellins, and cytokinins, though there are many other substances that serve to regulate plant physiology.

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