Gibberellic acid
Gibberellic acid stimulate rapid stem and root growth,

2) induce mitotic division in the leaves of some plants,

3) increase seed germination rate.

Gibberellic acid is sometimes used in laboratory and greenhouse
A greenhouse is a building in which plants are grown. These structures range in size from small sheds to very large buildings...

 settings to trigger germination
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 in seeds that would otherwise remain dormant
Dormancy is a period in an organism's life cycle when growth, development, and physical activity are temporarily stopped. This minimizes metabolic activity and therefore helps an organism to conserve energy. Dormancy tends to be closely associated with environmental conditions...

. It is also widely used in the grape-growing industry as a hormone to induce the production of larger bundles and bigger grapes, especially Thompson seedless
Sultana (grape)
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 grapes, and in the Okanagan
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and Creston Valley it is used in the cherry industry as a growth regulator.

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