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By Joseph Seckbach,Zvy Dubinsky

This new publication takes us via a trip from youth to fashionable agriculture. The thirty 8 authors current present stories at the interrelation of plants-animals. This subject has regularly involved guy, as evidenced even through the 1st chapters of Genesis. the area of aqueous and terrestrial fauna seemed on early earth merely after the plants coated the parts with the golf green pigmentation. just about all existence depends on solar through the photosynthesis of the botanical global. We learn abut the harnessing of bee pollination of plants to make it an integral part of contemporary agriculture activity. a few crops seduce bugs for pollination by way of their visual appeal (e.g., disguised orchids appeal to visitors); there's the construction 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 built trapping and digesting structures of bugs and better animals.

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