Definition of negative geotropism in English:

negative geotropism

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noun

[mass noun]
  • The tendency of plant stems and other parts to grow upwards.
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    • This is called negative geotropism because the plant is growing away from the force of gravity.
    • A negative geotropism is a turning away from the earth, such as by a plant stem that grows upward.
    • An example of negative geotropism would be the main stem.

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