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Œstrogen Content of Plants as a Function of Conditions of Culture

Naturevolume 192page1205 (1961) | Download Citation

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IN the course of a broad investigation on the hormone content of plants, one of us1, referring to the work of Alexander2, stressed the important influence that conditions of culture could exert on the amount present in plants of substances having a hormonal action. Preliminary results of our investigation point to a definite influence in this respect.

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  1. 1

    Ferrando, R., and Ratsimamanga, A. R., Ann. Nutrit. et Aliment., 14, 331 (1961)

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    Alexander, G., and Rossiter, S., Austral. J. Agric. Res., 3, 24 (1952)

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    Simon, P. A., Indian Vet. J., 36, 426 (1960).

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    Evans, S. J., Varney, R. F., and Koch, F. D., Endocrinol., 28, 747 (1941).

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  1. Laboratoire de Nutrition et d'Alimentation, Ecole Nationale Vétérinaire d'Alfort (Seine)

    • R. FERRANDO
    • , M. M. GUILLEUX
    •  & A. GUERRILLOT-VINET

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