All Flesh Is Grass: Plant-Animal Interrelationships: 16 by Joseph Seckbach,Zvy Dubinsky PDF

By Joseph Seckbach,Zvy Dubinsky

ISBN-10: 904819315X

ISBN-13: 9789048193158

ISBN-10: 940073378X

ISBN-13: 9789400733787

This new ebook takes us via a trip from youth to fashionable agriculture. The thirty 8 authors current present reports at the interrelation of plants-animals. This subject has consistently involved guy, as evidenced even through the 1st chapters of Genesis. the realm of aqueous and terrestrial fauna seemed on early earth merely after the plant life lined the parts with the golf green pigmentation. just about all existence is determined by sun through the photosynthesis of the botanical international. We learn abut the harnessing of bee pollination of plants to make it an integral part of recent agriculture exercise. a few vegetation seduce bugs for pollination through their visual appeal (e.g., disguised orchids appeal to visitors); there's the construction of candy nectar as a bribe in vegetation to draw bees, butterflies, and honey-sucking birds. a specific awesome phenomena are the carnivorous vegetation that experience built trapping and digesting structures of bugs and better animals.

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