Gibberellin as Sex Regulator in Ricinus communis

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Science  30 Jun 1961:
Vol. 133, Issue 3470, pp. 2061-2062
DOI: 10.1126/science.133.3470.2061


Spraying monoecious inbreds with gibberellin A3 can markedly increase their female tendency. The effect of this substance upon sex appears to simulate the action of long days