Identify the phytohormone on the basis of below given features and select the correct statement for it.
a. Induces cell division
b. First isolated from human urine
(1) Induces abscission of young fruits and leaves
(2) Controls xylem differentiation
(3) Promotes growth of lateral buds
(4) Induces shoot growth


The correct statement is (2).
The phytohormone which induces cell division and was first isolated from human urine is auxin. The xylem differentiation is directed by auxin.

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