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What part of a plant holds it upright and moves it towards the sun?
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Imagine for a moment: A plant growing in the center of an empty field, and the sun is rising exactly due east. This means that the eastern side of the plant is facing …the sun. During this day, the eastern side of the plant will grow very little while the sun is on the eastern side; however, while the sun is on the eastern side of the plant, the opposite side of our plant will be growing. This causes the plant's western side to grow longer, yet the eastern side closest to the sun remains the same. If you have one side longer than the other, this causes a slouching over effect, just like someone with bad posture. Short answer: A plant's side opposite to the sun grows while the side facing the sun grows very little.
plants lean towards the sun to gain nutrients, that is an adaptation. They also use th sun photosynthesis plants lean towards the sun for photosynthesis. When they …leann towards the sun it is an adaptation
There is a hormone produced in the shoot tips of growing plants which causes the cells forming behind it to elongate rapidly. This hormone is destroyed by light, you c…an see this because plants grown in the dark tend to grow tall and thin. If the light hits the side of the plant's growing stem then the cells on this side stay short while the cells on the side in the shadow elongate. This cause the tip of the growing plant to bend towards the source of the light. Thus plants, as they grow, lean towards the sun.
In fact the Earth is moving away from the Sun - due to the Suns mass loss - at a mere 15cm per year. That means that in a hundred years, we will be almost 15 metres further …away - hardly worth worrying about.
because they take sunlight from the sun so they turn towards the sun whoever asked this QUESTION is DUMB
Plants point towards the sun because they need the sunlight in order to live. Without sunlight they would die.
Plants grow toward the sun because the side of the plant that is shaded grows faster. Very simple concept; think about this. A plant is under (let's say) a bench and light shi…nes only one side. That plant heads toward the sun because the side without light is now grwoing faster, thus leaning toward the sun.
yes this is called a phototropism. Plants grow toward any strong light.
The sun moves and the Earth. But I doubt it moves closer-not too much- because it would be too hot for us to be here.
Heliotropism - see comments below .
Ok I belive its because the stem of the plant is pushing through gravity and also it help the top of the plant so the plant grows. --- Emster910 (On Roblox)