Do you know!!! How do plant cells know in which direction to divide?

Scientists at Wageningen University & Research have found the answer to a fundamental question botanists have been asking for over a century: how do plant cells know in which direction to divide?

Scientists have occupied themselves for more than a hundred years with the regular patterns in which plant cells arrange themselves. In all the growth points of plants – the places where stems and leaves appear – as well as in the embryo formed by the seedling, cell divisions proceed in specific directions.

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