Course Content
Theme 01: Cell Cycle, Cell Division and Structure of Chromosomes
Theme 02: Genetics
Theme 03: Absorption by Roots
Theme 04: Transpiration
Theme 05: Photosynthesis
Theme 06: Chemical Coordination in Plants
Theme 07: The Circulatory System
Theme 08:The Nervous System & Sense Organs
Theme 09: The Endocrine System
Theme 10. The Reproductive System
Theme 11. Population
Theme 12. Human Evolution
Theme 13. Pollution
Biology – 10
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Theme 06: Chemical Coordination in Plants Course Summary

In this segment of the course, we delve into the intriguing world of how plants coordinate their growth and responses to environmental stimuli. Here’s a concise summary:

1. Tropic Movements in Plants:
– Tropic movements are directional growth responses of plants to external stimuli, such as light and gravity.
– Phototropism is the growth towards light, while geotropism is the response to gravity.
– Plants exhibit positive phototropism (growing towards light) and negative geotropism (growing against gravity) in their search for optimal conditions.

2. Plant Growth Regulators (Plant Hormones):
– Plant hormones are chemical messengers that regulate various aspects of plant growth and development.
– There are five major types of plant hormones: auxins, gibberellins, cytokinins, abscisic acid, and ethylene.
– Each hormone plays a unique role in plant functions, such as cell elongation, seed germination, flowering, and stress responses.
– Understanding the roles of these hormones is crucial for horticulture, agriculture, and managing plant growth in various contexts.

This theme provides insights into the intricate mechanisms by which plants adapt and respond to their surroundings, and how plant hormones regulate their growth, making it a fundamental part of understanding plant biology and agricultural practices.