NEET Botany Plant Growth and Development Questions Solved

AIIMS - 2015

Gibberellins can promote seed germination because of their influence on

(a) rate of cell division
(b) production of hydrolyzing enzymes
(c) synthesis of abscisic acid
(d) absorption of water through hard seed coat

Audio Explanation:

(b) Gibberellins induce the production of hydrolysing enzymes in the endosperm of germinating seeds. It stimulates the production of digestive enzymes like proteases, amylase and lipase which help to mobilise stored nutrients.

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