By Joseph Seckbach,Zvy Dubinsky

ISBN-10: 904819315X

ISBN-13: 9789048193158

ISBN-10: 940073378X

ISBN-13: 9789400733787

This new publication takes us via a trip from youth to fashionable agriculture. The thirty 8 authors current present experiences at the interrelation of plants-animals. This subject has continuously involved guy, as evidenced even through the 1st chapters of Genesis. the realm of aqueous and terrestrial fauna seemed on early earth basically after the flowers coated the parts with the golf green pigmentation. just about all lifestyles is determined by solar through the photosynthesis of the botanical international. We learn abut the harnessing of bee pollination of vegetation to make it an integral part of contemporary agriculture undertaking. a few vegetation seduce bugs for pollination via their visual appeal (e.g., disguised orchids attract visitors); there's the creation of candy nectar as a bribe in flora to draw bees, butterflies, and honey-sucking birds. a specific extraordinary phenomena are the carnivorous vegetation that experience constructed trapping and digesting structures of bugs and better animals.

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