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

This new publication takes us via a trip from youth to fashionable agriculture. The thirty 8 authors current present reports at the interrelation of plants-animals. This subject has constantly involved guy, as evidenced even by means of the 1st chapters of Genesis. the realm of aqueous and terrestrial fauna seemed on early earth in simple terms after the vegetation lined the parts with the golf green pigmentation. just about all existence will depend on 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 pastime. 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 flora to draw bees, butterflies, and honey-sucking birds. a specific awesome phenomena are the carnivorous vegetation that experience built trapping and digesting structures of bugs and better animals.

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