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How is the movement of leaves of the sensitive plant different from the movement of a shoot towards light?

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  • The movement of leaves of the sensitive plant, Mimosa pudica or “touch me not”, occurs in response to touch or contact stimuli. This is done by plant cells by changing the amount of water in leaves. This movement is independent of growth.
  • The movement of shoot towards light is known as phototropism. This type of movement is directional and is growth dependent.

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