Biology (11th Edition)

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Chapter 40 - Sensory Systems in Plants - Review Questions - Synthesize: 4

Answer

The brushing will simulate the regular physical disturbance of wind, which is not present or weakly present in a greenhouse.

Work Step by Step

Look at the discussion of TOUCH genes in the chapter and the need for plant growth to be able to cope with regular, natural physical disturbance.
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