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    In a plant where the bud at the apex is removed, but is treated with IAA (auxins) and GA (gibberellin), why do lateral shoots grow underground that resemble a stem?

    I thought that by maintaining the auxin concentration, the lateral shoots would not grow in the first place? & what role does GA have in the lateral bud development?
 
 
 
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