Differences in growth between plants and animals are :-


1. Throughout their life plants continue to grow.

2. Growth in plant is localized to certain regions like root apex, shoot apex and vascular cambium.

3. Growth in plants is due to tissues.


1. Animals grow during a fixed period in their life cycle.


2. Growth takes place in all the parts of the body and the active regions of growth cannot be identified.

3. There is complete absence of meristematic tissues in animals.