how do the auxins help in bending of stem towars light

Asked by  | 23rd Jun, 2008, 03:56: PM

Expert Answer:

Illumination results auxin moving to the dark side of stem tips. As this auxin diffuses down the dark side of the stem, the cells respond by enlarging. This causes the plant to bend toward the light.


Answered by  | 23rd Jun, 2008, 10:22: PM

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