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

By Joseph Seckbach,Zvy Dubinsky

This new booklet takes us via a trip from formative years to fashionable agriculture. The thirty 8 authors current present reviews at the interrelation of plants-animals. This subject has continually involved guy, as evidenced even through the 1st chapters of Genesis. the realm of aqueous and terrestrial fauna seemed on early earth in simple terms after the flowers coated the parts with the fairway pigmentation. just about all lifestyles is dependent upon sun through the photosynthesis of the botanical international. We learn abut the harnessing of bee pollination of plants to make it a vital part of contemporary agriculture activity. a few vegetation seduce bugs for pollination via 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 striking phenomena are the carnivorous crops that experience built trapping and digesting structures of bugs and better animals.

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