Brassinosteroids – A new class of phytohormones

  title={Brassinosteroids – A new class of phytohormones},
  author={Suryadevara S. Rao and B. Vidya Vardhini and E. Sujatha and S. Anuradha},
Brassinosteroids are a new group of plant hormones with significant growth-promoting activity. Brassinosteroids were first isolated and characterized from the pollen of rape plant, Brassica napus L. Subsequently, they have so far been reported from 44 plants and are regarded probably ubiquitous in the plant kingdom. Brassinosteroids are considered as hormones with pleiotropic effects, as they influence varied developmental processes like growth, germination of seeds, rhizogenesis, flowering and… CONTINUE READING