Flower Initiation in Excised Stem Disks of Wedgwood Iris

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Science  22 Dec 1961:
Vol. 134, Issue 3495, pp. 2044-2045
DOI: 10.1126/science.134.3495.2044


The presence of substances promoting flower induction was demonstrated in both scales and buds of Wedg-wood iris. The flower-inducing extracts of buds appear to contain gibberellin-like compounds.