All Flesh Is Grass: Plant-Animal Interrelationships: 16 - download pdf or read online

By Joseph Seckbach,Zvy Dubinsky

This new e-book takes us via a trip from formative years to trendy agriculture. The thirty 8 authors current present reviews at the interrelation of plants-animals. This subject has regularly involved guy, as evidenced even by means of the 1st chapters of Genesis. the realm of aqueous and terrestrial fauna seemed on early earth simply after the plants lined the components with the fairway pigmentation. just about all lifestyles will depend on sun through the photosynthesis of the botanical international. We learn abut the harnessing of bee pollination of vegetation to make it a vital part of recent agriculture undertaking. a few crops seduce bugs for pollination via their visual appeal (e.g., disguised orchids appeal to visitors); there's the construction of candy nectar as a bribe in plant life to draw bees, butterflies, and honey-sucking birds. a selected striking phenomena are the carnivorous vegetation that experience constructed trapping and digesting structures of bugs and better animals.

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