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Name: Melanie
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Age: 15
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Date: 12/10/2002


Question:
Why do bean leaves grow tilted?


Replies:
Related to light since plants need light for photosynthesis. The angle will help determine how much light is intercepted at the leaf.

http://fig.cox.miami.edu/Faculty/Tom/bil160sp98/plantform/13_plantform.html

http://koning.ecsu.ctstateu.edu/plant_biology/psnlab.html

http://www.weeds.iastate.edu/mgmt/qtr99-1/leafangle.htm

Anthony Brach, Ph.D



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