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Necessity for Support and Movement i Plants

Necessity for support and movement in plants

  • They enable plants to be held upright to trap maximum light for photosynthesis and gaseous exchange.
  • It enables animals and plants to adjust to their environment.
  • To hold flowers and fruits in appropriate position for pollination and dispersal respectively.
  • To enable plants to grow to great heights and withstand forces of environment e.g. strong winds.
  • Movement of male gametes to effect fertilization and ensure perpetuation of a species.
  • Plant parts move in response to certain stimuli in the environment of tropisms.