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How does the pull of gravity effect the roots of a plant
It causes the roots to grow down
How does turgor pressure affect a wilted plant if it was put in a glass of water
The wilted plant would return to an upright position
What is geotropism
The plants response to gravity that causes the roots to grow down
Turgor pressure can help plants move. What can increase on internal water pressure for a plant
The vacuoles pressure inside the cell increases which causes the turgor pressure to increase and cause the plant to move
Example of geotropism
Roots growing down in a potted plant
If plants are grown in a space without gravity. How will plants grow
The roots will grow in all different directions instead of down like they would with gravity
If plants grow in a dark room with only a small lamp how will the plant grow
The plant will grow toward the lamp (phototropism)
When a plant wilts due to lack of water it is responding to what internal stimulus
Decrease water pressure inside the cell
A plant will return to its upright position using what force
A change in the internal pressure against the cell wall is used by plants to help them do what?
Roots grow down into the soil in response to what?
When a seed emerges from the soil what force Is it overcoming
When a flower follows the sun throughout the day what is it responding to?
If a pot is tipped over the roots will grow which way?
How does turgor pressure help seeds?
Increases the internal water pressure and and pushed open the seed coat.
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