Your Tropisms

09.29.2013.tuihealthcareFor several weeks I’ve been mulling over tropisms. It’s a word to describe how plants grow in response to the environment, an example of the interconnections we all experience. There are several types of tropisms:

Photo: response to light, Geo: response to gravity, Hydro: response to water, Chemo: response to chemicals, Thigmo: response to stimulation, and Trauma: response to wound. We have these too. How have you grown? Toward or away from what?

Explore video documentation of tropism and other special movements *here* and be sure to check out another page under Circadian Responses: Pulsating Pumpkins.

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