What are phytohormones ? Name any two phytohormones along with one fucntion of
Phytohormones are the chemicals which regulate the growth of the plants and their functioning. The phytohormones include Auxins and Cytokinins. Auxins regulates Cell Elongation, Auxin moves to the darker side of the plant, causing the cells there to grow larger than corresponding cells on the lighter side of the plant whereas Cytokinins are a class of plant growth substances that promote cell division, or cytokinesis, in plant roots and shoots.
Plant hormones are called as phytohormones. These are the organic substances which are produced in the plants .They bring about total control over growth and other physiological functions in the organism. These hormones are otherwise called as growth regulators. Different growth regulators present in the plant are Auxins, Gibberillins, Cytokinins