what is richmond lang effect?

delay of senescence due to cytokinins.

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Delay of senescence of leaves and other organs by controlling protein synthesis and mobilisation of nutrients as resources by cytokinins is Richmond lang effect
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Cytokinin prevents senescence by preventing the destruction of chlorophyll
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The delay of senescence of leaves and other organs of the plants by cytokinins is called Richmond - Lang effect. It was discovered by Richmond and Lang in 1967. Richmond Lang effect is retardation of ageing due to cytokinins.They retard the rate of destruction of chlorophyll and yellowing of leaves.
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