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Plant Survival: Adapting to a Hostile World

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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.

Synopsis:

This book, for young readers ages 10 and up, is filled with detailed information about the fascinating world of plant ecology. Discusses how plants have adapted to survive the challenges of various habitats. This is a black-and-white edition.

About 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881922875
Author:
Capon, Brian
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Adaptation (biology)
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Plants - General
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Publication Date:
20090731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in 0.5 lb

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"Synopsis" by , This book, for young readers ages 10 and up, is filled with detailed information about the fascinating world of plant ecology. Discusses how plants have adapted to survive the challenges of various habitats. This is a black-and-white edition.
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