1: Vegetative phase
The period between germination and flowering is referred to as the vegetative phase. Growth and development of the plants occur during this phase to attain maturity for flowering and reproduction.
2: Flowering phase
The flowering phase, also termed as the blooming phase, is the stage during which the plant is reproductively mature and starts producing flowers.
3: Need of vegetative phase
It allows the plant to:
● Attain maturity
● Build resources to be utilised during the flowering period