Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals

Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals

Growth and Reproduction Today we are going to discuss another interesting topic and that is growth and reproduction in plants and animals.  We will go through the different influencing factors and internal factors that play a role in growth and reproduction is detail below and we will start with the definition of growth first.... Definition:  Growth is a permanent and irreversible increase in size, form or volume of a living organism and is always attend by an increase in weight.   Method of growth- Growth can be achieve by three principal methods. Increase in number of cells produce through cell division. Proliferation of the intercellular spaces. Increase in volume of cell.   Rate of growth:  When the amount of growth is expressed per unit time is called rate of growth it is generally slower in plant than the animals. If the amount of growth is graphically plotted against time, a sigmoid curve is obtained.  If this growth rate curve is examined three phases are found. Lag period:  At...
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