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Environmental Analysis & Ecology Studies

Role of Plant Growth Regulators in the Insect Pest Control: A Quick Outlook

  • Open or Close Karem Ghoneim*

    Department of Zoology and Entomology, Al-Azhar University, Egypt

    *Corresponding author: Karem Ghoneim, Professor of Entomology, Faculty of Science, Cairo, Egypt

Submission: August 16, 2018; Published: August 17, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/EAES.2018.04.000577

ISSN 2578-0336
Volume4 Issue1


According to Environmental Protection Agency, a plant growth regulator (PGR) is defined as “any substance or mixtures of substances intended, through physiological action, to accelerate or retard the rate of growth or maturation or otherwise alter the behavior of plants [1,2]. As reported in the current literature, five principal categories of PGRs are recognized in plants: Auxins (Auxs), Gibberellins (GAs), Cytokinins (CKs), Ethylene (ET), and Abscisic acid (ABA).

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