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Synthesis and Distribution of
Strigolactone-related molecules
GR24, and our own autonomously-developed products

What are strigolactones?
Strigolactones are a family of molecules produced by all land plants. They are synthesized in tiny amounts mainly by root tissues, and translocated to all plant parts to function as hormones, or exuded to act as signalling molecules toward soil (micro)organisms. Strigolactones influence crop yield by:
- shaping root and shoot morphology
- regulating reproduction and senescence
- improving mineral nutrition
- regulating resistance to pathogenic fungi, drought and stress in general

Strigolactones are also germination stimulants for root-parasitic plants.


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