Other Growth Regulators

Many growth regulators are used on ornamental plants. These substances do not fit into the five classes of hormones. For example, utility companies in some areas may apply growth retardants, chemicals that prevent plant growth, to trees to prevent the trees from interfering with utility lines. It is sometimes less expensive to apply these chemicals than to repeatedly prune the trees. Scientists are still searching for a hormone to retard the growth of lawn grass so that it does not have to be mowed so often.

Was this article helpful?

0 0
Caring For Your Lawn

Caring For Your Lawn

The Secret of A Great Lawn Without Needing a Professional You Can Do It And I Can Show You How. A Great Looking Lawn Doesn't Have To Cost Hundreds Of Dollars Or Require The Use Of A Professional Lawn Care Service. All You Need Is This Incredible Book.

Get My Free Ebook


Post a comment