Bud Movement in Hydra

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Science  24 Mar 1967:
Vol. 155, Issue 3769, pp. 1567-1568
DOI: 10.1126/science.155.3769.1567


Buds in Hydra viridis moved upward in inverted budding regions although normally buds move downward. Their direction was not in fluenced by the orientation of the distal part of the bud. Bud movement, it would seem, proceeds independently of distal growth and basal attrition in the parent.