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by the fact that many fundamental cell processes — e.g., the mechanism of plant-
growth hormone translocation in geotropism, which is the response to gravity in
plants — are not well understood. Animal behaviour, as a branch of psychology,
It occurs most strikingly in twining plants. In these, nutation may be caused by a
thigmotropic response and, in part, by the effects of gravity and other factors.
Stem tips are ordinarily slender, elongated, and lack leaves. The tip usually
Phytomorphic, or plant-form, representations of the divine also are rich in diverse
examples and often enigmatic. Holy plants and plants con- Plants as sidered to
be divine are represented in connection with representa- gods in human form.
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This is the 198215th Edition, in two halves, with the Macropaedia and the Micropaedia. First published in 1768, the publisher is the oldest English-language encyclopedia still in print. Two Scottish ... Read full review