auxin-cytokinin ratio


auxin-cytokinin ratio
The relative proportion of auxin to cytokinin present in plant tissue culture media. Varying the relative amounts of these two hormones affects the proportional growth of shoots and roots.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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