What remains of the Cholodny-Went theory? Introduction.


The Cholodny-Went theory, which states that plant tropisms in roots and shoots are due to the unequal distribution of the growth regulator auxin in reponse to light or gravity, presented a simple and direct explanation of these phenomena. This was significant in the 1930s when simple explanations were lacking, and much research into this theory has been… (More)


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@article{Trewavas1992WhatRO, title={What remains of the Cholodny-Went theory? Introduction.}, author={Anthony Trewavas}, journal={Plant, cell & environment}, year={1992}, volume={15 7}, pages={761} }