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Title: Genetic manipulation of plant growth and development by regulating gibberellin biosynethesis
Author: Bhattacharya, Anjanabha
ISNI:       0000 0001 3463 2530
Awarding Body: University of Nottingham
Current Institution: University of Nottingham
Date of Award: 2008
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Gibberellins (GAs) are endogenous plant hormones that control key aspects of growth and development such as seed germination, shoot growth, flower induction and development, and fruit expansion. Chemical growth regulators that modify GA biosynthesis are used extensively in horticulture to modify plant stature, increasing production costs, manpower and associated environmental risks. An alternative strategy is genetic manipulation of GA metabolism in plants to induce similar phenotypic changes.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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