Identification of the Flower-inducing Factor Isolated from Aphid Honeydew as being Salicylic Acid.

@article{Cleland1974IdentificationOT,
  title={Identification of the Flower-inducing Factor Isolated from Aphid Honeydew as being Salicylic Acid.},
  author={Charles F. Cleland and Azar. Ajami},
  journal={Plant physiology},
  year={1974},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={904-6}
}
Honeydew produced by the aphid Dactynotus ambrosiae when feeding on flowering or vegetative plants of the short day plant Xanthium strumarium contains an active substance capable of inducing flowering in the long day plant Lemna gibba G3. In the present study, this active material has been identified as salicylic acid through the use of gas-liquid… CONTINUE READING