NEET Botany Plant Growth and Development Questions Solved

NEET - 2014

Dr. F Went noted that if coleoptile tips were removed and placed on agar for one hour, the agar would produce a bending when placed on one side of freshly cut coleoptile stumps. Of what significance is this experiment?

(a) It made possible the isolation of auxin

(b) It is the basis for quantitative determination of small amounts of growth-promoting substances

(c) It demonstrated polar movement of auxins

(d) Both a and c

Dr. F Went isolated auxin from Avena coleoptile tip. His experiment demonstrated the polar movement of auxins.

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