Design an experiment to demonstrate hydrotropism.

Asked by Shivani Kumari | 1 year ago |  265

1 Answer

Solution :-

To demonstrate hydrotropism in plants. Procedure :

i. Plant a seedling in a vessel containing soil.

ii. Adjacent to the seedling put a porous pot containing water.

iii. Leave the set up for few days.

Observation :

iv. On examining the roots it is observed that the roots bend towards the source of water and do not grow straight.

result :

It confirms that plant shows hydrotropism as the roots bend towards the porous pot of water. As hydrotropism is a plant growth response in which the direction of growth is determined by a stimulus of gradient in water concentration.

 

Answered by Sudhanshu | 1 year ago

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