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Plant responds to stimuli

• Like human and animal, plants undergo life


processes too.
• One of the life processes that plants undergo is
response to stimuli.
• Plants can detect and respond to stimuli around
them.
• The stimuli that plants respond to are:
i. Water
ii. Gravity
iii. Sunlight
iv. Touch
• These responds are important to plants
because they help the plants to get all they
need to grow healthy.
• The responses of plants to stimuli involve only
certain parts of plants.
Plant respond to water
Which part of plant
responds to water?

Roots
Roots
Why roots of plant
responds to water?

Plants need water to prevent


wilting and to carry out
photosynthesis
Water
Plants respond to gravity
Which part of plant
responds to gravity?

Roots
Why roots of plant
responds to water?

The roots respond to gravity to


make sure that they always grow
downwards into soil to get water.
This also helps to anchor the plants
in the soil
Gravity
Plant respond to sunlight
Which part of plant
responds to sunlight?

Shoots
Why shoots of plant
responds to sunlight?

The shoots respond to sunlight


because plant need sunlight to carry
out photosynthesis. The growth of
shoots towards sunlight is to make
sure plant can get enough sunlight
Sunlight
Plant respond to sunlight
Which part of plant
responds to touch?

Leaves
What plant respond to
touch?

Mimosa
plant
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