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The functions of gibberellins are:

  1. It stimulates stem elongation of mutant varieties of plants.
  2. It induces bolting of rosette plants.
  3. It also stimulates the leaf expansion.
  4. It breaks bud dormancy in trees.
  5. It controls flowering in long date plants.
  6. It induces parthenocarpy in fruits.
  7. It can control sex expression in certain plants.
  8. Gibberellins and auxins together control growth and development of fruit.
  9. It induces the production of hydrolysis enzymes in the germinating seeds.
  10. It promotes germination of seed and growth of seedlings.
  11. It increases the size of the fruits.
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