What is a tropic movement? Explain with an example.

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Tropic movement or tropism is a directional movement where the parts of a plant move in a particular direction in response to a stimulus. These movements are exhibited by either a part of the plant or a complete plant.


Examples of various types of tropisms are:

(i) Phototropism: The movement of plant parts in response to light is called phototropism. Its stimulus is light.

(ii) Geotropism: The movement of plant parts in response to gravity is called geotropism. Its stimulus is gravity.

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Updated on 10-Oct-2022 13:27:35

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