Auxins in Immature Maize Kernels

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ETHER extracts of maize-kernel pulp at pH 6 contain only part of the growth-promoting activity of the kernels. The juice expressed from the ether-extracted kernels is still highly active in the straight-growth test. In Table 1 the activity of the expressed juice from ether-extracted maize kernels is compared with that of an equivalent concentration of ether-extractable material.

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FARRAR, K., BENTLEY, J., BRITTON, G. et al. Auxins in Immature Maize Kernels. Nature 181, 553–554 (1958) doi:10.1038/181553a0

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