Abscisic acid is known as the stress hormone because it

(1) breaks seed dormancy

(2) induces flowering

(3) promotes leaf fall

(4) promotes closure of stomata

Subtopic:  Abscisic Acid |
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Which of the following plant growth regulators (PGRs) promotes root initiation, flowering and
induced parthenocarpy?

(1) Gibberellin

(2) Auxin

(3) Cytokinin

(4) Ethylene

Subtopic:  Growth Hormones & Auxin |
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Vernalisation is subjected to plants growing in ?
(1) tropical

(2) sub tropical areas

(3) temperate areas

(4) hot region/arctic region

Subtopic:  Vernalization |
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Gibberellins can promote seed germination because of their influence on

(1) rate of cell division

(2) production of hydrolyzing enzymes

(3) synthesis of abscisic acid

(4) absorption of water through hard seed coat

Subtopic:  Gibberellin |
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One hormone hastens maturity period in juvenile conifers, a second hormone controls xylem differentiation, while the third hormone increases the tolerance of plants to various stresses.They are respectively:-

(1) Gibberellin, Auxin, Ethylene

(2) Auxin, Gibberellin, Cytokinin

(3) Gibberellin, Auxin, ABA

(4) Auxin, Gibberellin, ABA

Subtopic:  Growth Hormones & Auxin | Gibberellin | Abscisic Acid |
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Identify the incorrect statement about ABA growth regulator.

(1) It increases the tolerance of plants against different stresses.

(2) It acts as general plant growth inhibitor and inhibitor of metabolism.

(3) It helps in seed maturation and dormancy.

(4) It promotes morphogenesis and differentiation of shoots.

Subtopic:  Abscisic Acid |
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Identfy the incorrect option for effects of the red and far red light.

Red light

Far Red Light

(1) stimulates germination

(2) inhibits flowering in short day plants

(3) causes epicotyls hook to unbend 

(4) Inhibits the formation of anthocyanins

 


inhibits germination
stimulates flowering in short day plants
maintains epicotyls hook bend
stimulates the formation of anthocyanins

 

 

Subtopic:  Photoperiodism |
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Which of the following plant growth hormone increase the yield of sugar by increasing the length of stem in sugarcane?
(1) Cytokinin

(2) Ethylene

(3) Gibberellic acid

(4) Auxin

Subtopic:  Gibberellin |
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In the process of apical dominance, lateral buds are unable to grow in the presence of apical bud. This is due to:-
(1) less amount of cytokinins in lateral buds

(2) more amount of cytokinins in lateral buds

(3) less amount of auxin in lateral buds

(4) more amount of auxin in lateral buds

Subtopic:  Growth Hormones & Auxin | Auxin Function |
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Refrigerated fruits maintain flavour and taste for longer period due to:-
(1) non-availability of O2

(2) the presence of excess of CO2

(3) the presence of excess humidity

(4) slower rate of respiration

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