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How is the movement of leaves of the sensitive plant different from the movement of a shoot towards light?

How is the movement of leaves of the sensitive plant different from the movement of a shoot towards light?

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Harshit Singh
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one year ago
Dear Student

The movement of leaves of a sensitive plant is neither towards, nor away from the stimulus touch; it is a non-directional movement (nastic movement) while movement of shoot is towards the stimulus like light; it is a directional movement (tropic movement).

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