It’s not your imagination, some plants are prepared for your hoe when you try to eradicate them from your garden.
Plants might not feel pain as such, but they need a way to get damage signals around their body. A new study uncovers some of the process.
Flavonoids help fine-tune a lupin’s response to low phosphorus availability.
The hormone auxin confers stem cell identity on cells surrounding the wound to enable healing.
Wang and colleagues review the relationships between key phytohormone classes and cellulose deposition in plant systems.
Cytokinins may have a role in controlling both bacterial accommodation and tissue differentiation related to nodule formation.
Resistance to 2,4-D in wild radish is complex and appears to vary in its mechanism from one population to the next, but new research suggests that lower receptivity at the plasma membrane is part of the answer.
Strigolactones are interesting phytohormones in their own right, but Luke Omoarelojie and colleagues say we should be looking at cross-talk with other hormones too.