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Natural History of Pollination

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Book News Annotation:

This updated edition of a natural history classic, first published in 1973 as The Pollination of Flowers, provides an introduction to the various methods by which pollen reaches the female flower, enabling fertilization and seed production to take place. Abundant b&w illustrations.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The importance of insects in pollinating flowers is so well known today that it is easy to forget it was discovered less than 200 years ago; before that, it was believed that bees were simply collecting nectar from flowers. This is the most thorough and accessible treatment of a fascinating subject.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [426]-462) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780881923537
With:
Yea, Peter
Author:
Lack, Andrew
Author:
Yeo, Peter
Publisher:
Timber Press (OR)
Location:
Portland, Or. :
Subject:
Flowers
Subject:
Science
Subject:
Botany
Subject:
Fertilization of plants
Subject:
Pollination
Series Volume:
v. 4
Publication Date:
April 1996
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
487
Dimensions:
8.54x5.94x.98 in. 2.05 lbs.

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Agriculture » General
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

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Product details 487 pages Timber Press (OR) - English 9780881923537 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The importance of insects in pollinating flowers is so well known today that it is easy to forget it was discovered less than 200 years ago; before that, it was believed that bees were simply collecting nectar from flowers. This is the most thorough and accessible treatment of a fascinating subject.
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