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

This new ebook takes us via a trip from adolescence to trendy agriculture. The thirty 8 authors current present reviews at the interrelation of plants-animals. This subject has constantly interested guy, as evidenced even via the 1st chapters of Genesis. the realm of aqueous and terrestrial fauna seemed on early earth merely after the flowers coated the parts with the fairway pigmentation. just about all lifestyles is determined by solar through the photosynthesis of the botanical global. We learn abut the harnessing of bee pollination of vegetation to make it a vital part of recent agriculture activity. a few crops seduce bugs for pollination by way of their visual appeal (e.g., disguised orchids attract visitors); there's the creation of candy nectar as a bribe in plants to draw bees, butterflies, and honey-sucking birds. a specific notable phenomena are the carnivorous vegetation that experience constructed trapping and digesting platforms of bugs and better animals.

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