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Chapter 7 Class 10 - Control and Coordination

A potted plant is made to lie horizontally on the ground. Which part of the plant will show:

(i) Positive geotropism

(ii) Negative geotropism




(i) Roots grow in the direction of gravity (downwards), this is Positive Geotropism

(ii) Shoots grow upwards opposite to the direction of gravity, this is Negative Geotropism

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