Plant Survival

Plant Survival

by Brian Capon
     
 

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Unlike animals that can run from danger or migrate to a more hospitable environment, plants must rely on adaptations that permit them to survive where they are. The fascinating mechanisms that plants employ to survive in challenging environments are clearly explained and illustrated in this primer, suitable for young and mature readers alike.
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Overview

Unlike animals that can run from danger or migrate to a more hospitable environment, plants must rely on adaptations that permit them to survive where they are. The fascinating mechanisms that plants employ to survive in challenging environments are clearly explained and illustrated in this primer, suitable for young and mature readers alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881922875
Publisher:
Timber Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
07/24/2009
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
1,185,552
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Capon received a Ph.D. in botany from the University of Chicago and was for thirty years professor of botany at California State University, Los Angeles. He is the author of Plant Survival: Adapting to a Hostile World, also published by Timber Press.

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