Hormone Produced in Starved Leaves Stimulates Roots to Take Up Nitrogen

April 17, 2020 | Biology

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Nagoya University researchers have found that in response to the nitrogen demand of leaves, plants produce a hormone that travels from the leaves to the roots to stimulate the uptake of nitrogen from the soil. This hormone is produced in the leaves when they run short of nitrogen, and acts as a signal that regulates the demand and supply of nitrogen between the plant's shoot and the root. The findings have recently been published online in the journal Nature Communications.... Want to read more? Visit the Phys.Org​ Blog.

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