9. Which one of the plant growth regulators would you use if you are asked to:

(a) induce rooting in a twig

(b) quickly ripen a fruit

(c) delay leaf senescence

(d) induce growth in axillary buds

(e) ‘bolt’ a rosette plant

(f) induce immediate stomatal closure in leaves.

(a) Induce rooting in a twig – Auxins

(b) Quickly ripen a fruit – Ethylene

(c) Delay leaf senescence – Cytokinins

(d) Induce growth in axillary buds – Cytokinins

(e) ‘Bolt’ a rosette plant – Gibberellic acid

(f) Induce immediate stomatal closure in leaves – Abscisic acid