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The role of auxin in leaf development in Solidago species

Author(s): R. H. Goodwin

Year: 1937

Volume: 24
Issue: 1
Pages: 43-51

Article Topic(s): Plant growth regulator,Morphology
Research Setting(s): Laboratory,Greenhouse

Species Referenced: Solidago sempervirens (Seaside goldenrod),


Provides a detailed comparison of leaf growth and morphology between Solidago sempervirens and S. rugosa. Solidago sempervirens has one leaf that rapidly elongates at a time, and this leaf prevents others from elongating. The elongation and rapid growth corresponds to high levels of auxin.

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R. H. Goodwin. "The role of auxin in leaf development in Solidago species." American Journal of Botany 24.1 (1937): 43-51.

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ISSN: 0002-9122
DOI: 10.2307/2436957

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