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

Answer :

Movement of leaves of sensitive plant:
It is a nastic movement which does not depend on the direction of stimulus(touch). It is caused by the sudden loss of water from the swellings at the base of leaves.It is not a growth movement.

Movement of a shoot towards light:

It is a tropic movement which depends on the direction of stimulus(light) coming . It is a growth movement and is caused by the unequal growth on the two sides of the shoot.

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