Differences between plant & animal growth

Control And Coordination of Class 10

Growth in plants is a complex phenomenon which involves a number of metabolic and geneticalprocesses.However, growth in plants finds no parallel with growth in animals because:

Growth in plants takes place more or less throughout the life while in animals it is limited in relation to age.

In plants growth zones are restricted to some specialized regions called meristems while in animals growth zones are distributed throughout the body.

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