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Class 10
Chapter 7 Class 10 - Control and Coordination

What is the difference between tropic and nastic movements?

 

Answer

TROPIC MOVEMENTS Vs NASTIC MOVEMENTS - Teachoo.jpg

TROPIC MOVEMENTS

NASTIC MOVEMENTS

1. Movement is due to stimulus and response is towards or away from the direction of the stimulus.

1. Movement is due to stimulus by the response is not towards or away from the stimulus.

2. The movement is more or less permanent.

2. The movement is temporary and  reversible.

3. Usually observed in stem and roots

3. Usually observed in other parts like leaves, flowers etc.

4.  It is a result of unequal growth on either side of the stem or roots showing the movement 

4.It is a result of change in the cell volume

 

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TROPIC MOVEMENTS Vs NASTIC MOVEMENTS Phototropism Touch me not response to stimuli Sensitive Plant Leaves fold up on touching with fingers

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