Kinetin, part of a group of plant growth hormones known as cytokinins, appears to be safe to use on vegetables and in fact is being sold as a fertilizer/hormonal supplement under various brand names.
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Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular entertainment contributor to various publications including "USA Today," "The Hollywood Reporter" and "San Diego Magazine." He has written travel stories for "San Diego Magazine," the "San Diego Union" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.