Joseph Seckbach,Zvy Dubinsky's All Flesh Is Grass: Plant-Animal Interrelationships: 16 PDF

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By Joseph Seckbach,Zvy Dubinsky

This new ebook 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 continually involved guy, as evidenced even through the 1st chapters of Genesis. the realm of aqueous and terrestrial fauna seemed on early earth simply after the plant life lined the parts with the golf green 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 an integral part of recent agriculture activity. a few crops seduce bugs for pollination by means of 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 selected extraordinary phenomena are the carnivorous crops that experience constructed trapping and digesting structures of bugs and better animals.

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