How Does Gravity Affect Plant Growth?

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Gravity affects plant growth for various reasons. Gravity helps the roots grow down, into the ground, Also, gravity can effect how tall a plant can become. Depending on the size and structure of the stalk, the flowers and leaves, it may limit how tall the plant can get because gravity may weight it down.
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Gravity pulls the roots of a plant downward and into the ground. A stem of a plant actually exhibits negative gravitropism, growing upwards.
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