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Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives X

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This is the 10th volume in a series which was initiated in 1977. Like previous volumes, it contains scientific peer reviewed reviews on topics dealing with orchids. These topics include 1) a history of orchid breeders in Singapore, 2) discussion of research on pollen effects on orchid flowers carried out a century ago by the German plant physiologist Hans Fitting in Bogor, Indonesia which led to the first suggestion that plants produce hormones, 3) consideration whether orchids are mentioned in the Bible, 4) review of food hairs in orchids, 5) outline of pollen dispersal units in orchids, 6) survey of orchids in art, 7) a tracing of the history of Vanilla pollination, 8) a chapter on viruses which attack orchids and 9) an appendix which lists a very large number of orchid books. All the volumes in this series will appeal to those who are interested in orchids and plant scientists in general.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402088025
Subtitle:
Reviews and Perspectives
Publisher:
Springer
Edited by:
Tiiu Kull
Author:
Kull, Tiiu
Author:
Joseph Arditti
Author:
Arditti, Joseph
Author:
Tiiu Kull
Author:
Wong, Sek Man
Subject:
History
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Life Sciences - Horticulture
Subject:
Flowers - Orchids
Subject:
History of Science-General
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Plant Sciences
Subject:
History of science
Subject:
Virology
Subject:
Plant ecology
Subject:
Arts <P>The only scientific peer reviewed series on orchids in existence at present</P> <P>Extensive, detailed and authoritative reviews by experts in each field</P> <P>A variety of topics</P> <P>International scope</P>
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090203
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
446

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