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Gibberellin-induced Dormancy in Bulbils of Dioscorea

M. Nagao and Nobuo Okagami
Planta
Vol. 101, No. 1 (1971), pp. 91-94
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/23369421
Page Count: 4
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Gibberellin-induced Dormancy in Bulbils of Dioscorea
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Abstract

The sprouting of bulbils of some plants in genus Dioscorea was inhibited by gibberellin (GA) treatment and was promoted by treatment with growth retardants. The results suggest that endogenous GAs in some manner induce and maintain the dormant state in these bulbils.

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