Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.