Patterns of growth

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Where is growth restricted to in plants?
growth is restricted to meristems
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how do plants grow?
plants have a spreading growth form i.e branching. spreading allows plants to have a greater surface area to absorb light
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When do plants stop growing?
plants never stop growing. plants grow continuously throughout their life
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Where do animals grow?
animals grow in all regions of the body. animals have a greater variety of organs and tissues than plants so growing all over allows everything to grow together
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do animals stop growing?
animals tend to grow to certain size then stop. stopping growth allows time for the body to use energy on other things i.e movement
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how do animals grow?
animals have compact growth i.e non-branching
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why do plants never stop growing?
plants are often eaten by animals so growing continuously allows them to replace these parts that have been eaten
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how do plants grow?

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