In article <4lv112$f82 at vixen.cso.uiuc.edu>, egrunden at prairienet.org (Eric Grunden) says:
>>>Here on Earth, the statoliths in early roots detect gravity
>and keep plants growing upright. I am wondering what happens
>to plant growth in space. Are plants able to grow "downward"
>and are the position of the statoliths different in space?
see articles by Perbal G & Driss-Ecole D who have worked on root growth, microgravity and statocyte polarity