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Alice in the Land of Plants: Biology of Plants and Their by Yiannis Manetas

By Yiannis Manetas

Why is it that crops should not have to maneuver? How does a nonmotile organism have intercourse or safeguard itself? Why are a few crops almost immortal? what's the mechanism that enables vegetation to take advantage of a virtually inexhaustible extraterrestrial strength resource? How do crops control the composition of our planet’s surroundings? Why have there no longer been mass extinctions between crops as there were between animals? How do vegetation converse with each other? after all, are vegetation clever organisms?

These are a number of the questions the writer discusses to illustrate that crops are wrongly thought of to be uncomplicated organisms missing particular behaviour and intelligence. This ebook grants to be as friendly a shock as Alice’s event within the white rabbit’s warren, within which she encountered an international very diversified from ours.

The writer explains the biology of crops following Einstein's maxim that every thing may be made so simple as attainable, yet now not simpler.

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