Dormancy in Plants
Published Online: 15 JAN 2007
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How to Cite
Hilhorst, H. W. and Koornneef, M. 2007. Dormancy in Plants. eLS.
- Published Online: 15 JAN 2007
Dormancy is a strategy of higher plants to survive adverse conditions. Seed dormancy is controlled by a hormone balance of gibberellins and abscisic acid. Physiological and genetic analysis is revealing the interplay between both hormone signalling pathways.
- seed dormancy;
- abscisic acid;