What does non tropism mean?


What does non tropism mean?


"Stimuli" are variations in environmental circumstances that cause organisms to respond. When an external stimulus acts on a live creature, it responds. Coordination is the process through which multiple organs work together in a systematic manner to create a response to a stimulus.

Plants do not migrate, but rather modify their growth patterns.

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"Non-Tropism" is the "non-directional" reaction to the stimulus. These motions are unaffected by the stimulus's direction.


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Plant Responses to Mechanical Stimuli


Chapter 39 / Lesson 10

Although less noticeable than most animals, plants respond to mechanical stimuli as well. Learn three types of responses of plants to mechanical stimuli: thigmomorphogenesis, thigmotropism, and thigmonasty.

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