- of, relating to, or exhibiting geotropism.
Origin of geotropic
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The procumbent stem curved up and attained a state of equilibrium under the action of geotropic stimulus.
The geotropic curvature was reduced to its minimum at the maximum temperature, and vice vers.
The movement is primarily determined by the modifying influence of temperature on geotropic curvature.
Red light R, is ineffective, and geotropic torsion is restored.
According to this test, the geotropic response of the stem is positive.
- The directional growth of an organism in response to gravity. Roots display positive geotropism when they grow downwards, while shoots display negative geotropism when they grow upwards. Also called gravitropism
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