Plant Growth Hormones

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What is phototropism?
The growth of a plant that responds to light. Shoots are positively phototrophic - they grow towards light.
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What is gravitropism?
Growth of a plant that responds to gravity. Roots are positively gravitropic as they grow downwards.
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What is auxin?
A plant hormone that controls to growth at the tips of shoots and roots.
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How can phototropism benefit a plant?
It enables to plant to absorb more light for photosynethesis to produce sugars which provides energy for growth.
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How have gravitropsim benefit a plant?
It enables a plant to extend their deeps deep into the soil to anchor the plant down and to absorb more water and minerals.
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What is gibberellin?
A plant growth hormone that stimulate seed germination, stem growth and flowering.
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Growth of a plant that responds to gravity. Roots are positively gravitropic as they grow downwards.

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