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Posts tagged tropism

July 30, 2012

 

exposed tree roots on a river edge

How Roots Know to Grow Down

Many plants roots grow deep down into the soil, but how does the plant know which way is down?

November 21, 2011

 

Morus Alba

Can’t Hold Still: A Showcase Of Tropisms And Rapid Plant Movement

From subtle tropisms to blazing fast pollen release mechanisms, plants are moving constantly.

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