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Plant Hormones: Chemical Control of Growth and Reproduction

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Which hormone is most responsible for stem elongation, root growth and cell differentiations?

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1. Florists often use _____ to keep cut flowers prettier for longer.

2. Dwarf species of plants can be treated with _____ in order to grow to a normal height.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how well you understand the role that hormones play in plants. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know the hormone most responsible for stem elongation and the hormone that inhibits growth. Make sure you can differentiate between the other hormones as well.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

See if you can pick out the names of different hormones based on their descriptions:

  • Most responsible for root growth and stem elongation
  • Used to promote ripening in fruit
  • Keeps cut flowers pretty longer
  • Inhibits growth and promotes dormancy in seeds
  • Helps dwarf species grow to a normal height

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how florists keep cut flowers pretty and interpret it correctly
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related plant hormone lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - differentiate between the different hormones based on descriptions of what they do and how they're used

Additional Learning

Review our lesson titled Plant Hormones: Chemical Control of Growth and Reproduction if you want to keep studying this aspect of plants. You'll learn about the following topics:

  • What hormones are
  • Where in the cell hormones are produced
  • The characteristics of each type of plant hormone
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