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The Resource The bizarre and incredible world of plants, Wolfgang Stuppy, Rob Kesseler, Madeline Harley

The bizarre and incredible world of plants, Wolfgang Stuppy, Rob Kesseler, Madeline Harley

Label
The bizarre and incredible world of plants
Title
The bizarre and incredible world of plants
Statement of responsibility
Wolfgang Stuppy, Rob Kesseler, Madeline Harley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Explains the botanical purposes for which pollen, seeds, and fruit are designed, how they fulfill their singular purpose of reproduction and the crucial roles they play in preserving Earth's fragile biodiversity
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
580
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QK45.2
LC item number
.S78 2009
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QK45.2
NAL item number
.S79 2009 Ov
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The bizarre and incredible world of plants, Wolfgang Stuppy, Rob Kesseler, Madeline Harley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Precious dust : The difference between pollen, spores and seed -- Those who copulate in secret -- No match for a seed -- An invisible microcosm -- Apertures -- Finding the other half -- Pollination by wind and water -- Pollination by animals -- Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder -- The insect pollination syndrome -- Bee flowers -- Butterfly and moth flowers -- Flies and beetles as pollinators -- The bird pollination syndrome -- The bat pollination syndrome -- Typical bat flowers -- Exotic pollinators -- The advantages of animal pollination -- Fruits and Seeds : The various ways to get around -- Wind dispersal -- Seeds like dust -- Masterpieces of Nature -- Indirect wind dispersal -- Water dispersal -- Rafters and sailors -- Sea beans -- The biggest seed in the world -- Explosive strategies -- Animal couriers -- Tenacious hitchhikers -- Caltrops, devil's claws and other sadistic fruits -- Reward rather than punishment -- Small rewards for little helpers -- Juicy temptations -- Colourful appendages -- Fraudsters of the Plant Kingdom -- The everlasting beauty of plants
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
[144 p.]
Isbn
9781554075331
Lccn
2009675174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn319497952
  • (OCoLC)ocn655065354
Label
The bizarre and incredible world of plants, Wolfgang Stuppy, Rob Kesseler, Madeline Harley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [141]) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Precious dust : The difference between pollen, spores and seed -- Those who copulate in secret -- No match for a seed -- An invisible microcosm -- Apertures -- Finding the other half -- Pollination by wind and water -- Pollination by animals -- Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder -- The insect pollination syndrome -- Bee flowers -- Butterfly and moth flowers -- Flies and beetles as pollinators -- The bird pollination syndrome -- The bat pollination syndrome -- Typical bat flowers -- Exotic pollinators -- The advantages of animal pollination -- Fruits and Seeds : The various ways to get around -- Wind dispersal -- Seeds like dust -- Masterpieces of Nature -- Indirect wind dispersal -- Water dispersal -- Rafters and sailors -- Sea beans -- The biggest seed in the world -- Explosive strategies -- Animal couriers -- Tenacious hitchhikers -- Caltrops, devil's claws and other sadistic fruits -- Reward rather than punishment -- Small rewards for little helpers -- Juicy temptations -- Colourful appendages -- Fraudsters of the Plant Kingdom -- The everlasting beauty of plants
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
[144 p.]
Isbn
9781554075331
Lccn
2009675174
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn319497952
  • (OCoLC)ocn655065354

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