Saturday, February 16, 2013

Comparison between plants and animals



Differences between plants and animals

Plants
Animals
1.      Plant cells contain chloroplasts bearing chlorophyll
Chloroplasts absent
2.      They show photosynthesis
They do not show photosynthesis
3.      Dependent upon inorganic substances like CO2 and H2O
They feed on complex organic compounds
4.      They are fixed organisms but exhibit bending, twisting etc
They are capable of moving the whole body
5.      They have branched body
They have compact body
6.      They are comparatively less sensitive and respond slowly
They are more sensitive and respond very quickly
7.      Cellulosic Cell wall present
No cell wall


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