Thursday, February 9, 2017

Name the types of movements in plants. Give one example of each movement.



Types of the movement in plant
Examples
Growth independent movement:
Movement shown by
Seismonastic movement
Mimosa pudica
Growth dependent movements:

Phototrophic movement
Plant shoot grow towards light source (usually the sun)
Gravitropic and hydrotropic movements
Roots grow in the direction of the force of gravity and towards water respectively.
Chemotropic movement
Growth of pollen tubes towards the ovules.