Q. 285.0( 2 Votes )

A potted plant is kept horizontally for a considerable time. The three positions of the parts A and B of the potted plant are shown in the following figures:



(a) Which figure shows the correct position taken by the parts A and B of the plant?

(b) What type of phenomenon is exhibited by the figure chosen in (a) above?

Answer :

(a) Figure (ii) shows the correct position taken by the parts A and B of the plant. As the aerial parts of the plants show positive phototropism while roots show positive geotropism.

(b) Geotropism is exhibited by the figure chosen in (A) above.


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