All Flesh Is Grass: Plant-Animal Interrelationships by Julian Chela-Flores, Maria Eugenia Montenegro, Nevio

By Julian Chela-Flores, Maria Eugenia Montenegro, Nevio Pugliese, Vinod C. Tewari (auth.), Zvy Dubinsky, Joseph Seckbach (eds.)

This new booklet takes us via a trip from formative years to trendy agriculture. The thirty 8 authors current present experiences at the interrelation of plants-animals. This subject has consistently interested guy, as evidenced even via the 1st chapters of Genesis. the area of aqueous and terrestrial fauna seemed on early earth in basic terms after the plant life coated the components with the fairway pigmentation. just about all existence relies on solar through the photosynthesis of the botanical global. We learn abut the harnessing of bee pollination of plants to make it a vital part of contemporary agriculture undertaking. a few vegetation seduce bugs for pollination through their visual appeal (e.g., disguised orchids attract visitors); there's the construction of candy nectar as a bribe in vegetation to draw bees, butterflies, and honey-sucking birds. a specific notable phenomena are the carnivorous crops that experience constructed trapping and digesting platforms of bugs and better animals.

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