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Plants (World Wildlife Fund)

Gillian Dorfman

Plants (World Wildlife Fund)

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Published by Ladybird Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baby books,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Plants,
  • Children: Babies & Toddlers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9758671M
    ISBN 100721452140
    ISBN 109780721452142

    Plants need nitrogen for protein synthesis, calcium for cell wall stiffening, phosphate for nucleic acid synthesis, and iron and magnesium for chlorophyll synthesis. Plants book bladders vesiculae pump ions out of their interiors. A unique field guide! He discusses which woods to use for specific purposes such as for carpentryshipbuilding and for building houses, and the making of charcoal. The book offers numerous examples of Theophrastus's note-like style, with lists of species interspersed among the general explanations. Ancient[ edit ] Pliny the Elder made frequent use of Theophrastus, including his books on plants, in his Natural History ; the only authors he cited more often were Democritus and Varro.

    In the Venus Plants book, closure in response to raindrops and blown-in debris is prevented by the leaves having a simple memory: for the lobes to shut, two stimuli are required, 0. For example, "Now among wild trees those are evergreen which were mentioned before, silver-fir fir 'wild pine' box andrachne yew Phoenician cedar terebinth alaternus hybrid arbutus bay holm-oak holly cotoneaster kermes-oak tamarisk; but all the others shed their leaves One of the best Peterson Field Guides on plants. A guide to four hundred of the most common weeds of the southern United States, featuring range maps, color photos, and handy descriptions of both seedlings and mature plants.

    Modelling carnivory in plants: gross photosynthesis, respiration and net photosynthesis as a Plants book of the plant's investment in carnivorous adaptations. Lawrence Newcomb's system of wildflower identification is based on natural structural features that are easily visible to the untrained eye, enabling amateurs and experts alike to identify almost any wildflower quickly and accurately. Included are trees native to the region as well as those introduced and now reproducing. Utricularia macrorhiza varies the number of bladders it produces based on the expected density of prey. Highly recommended for both novice mushroom hunters and experienced foragers. Rainwater can be retained by cupping the leaf, and pitfall traps may have evolved simply by selection pressure for the production of more deeply cupped leaves, followed by "zipping up" of the margins and subsequent loss of most of the hairs.


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An excellent and comprehensive color photo guide that is tailored to the layperson. In the genus Sarracenia, the problem of pitcher overflow is solved by an operculumwhich is essentially a flared leaflet that covers the opening Plants book the rolled-leaf tube and protects it from rain.

Lobster traps, also known as eel traps, force prey to move towards a digestive organ with inward-pointing hairs. Small enough to put in your backpack. To the plant the excreta are more readily assimilable than intact insects would be. Some of the Plumbaginaceae e.

Includes wonderful black-and-white photos and gorgeous drawings throughout. Respiration is a straight line sloping down under the horizontal axis respiration produces carbon dioxide.

However, it is now known that the land plants evolved from within a group of green algae, so that the green algae by themselves are a paraphyletic group, i.

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They are not close relatives of the Archaeplastida, presumably having acquired chloroplasts separately from ingested or symbiotic green and red algae. A handy pocket guide meant to be used while plants are in flower.

They generally do not form readily fossilisable structures such as thick bark or wood. Easy enough for beginners, detailed enough for experienced mushroom hunters.

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Slow-moving flypapers like Pinguicula exploit growth, while the Venus flytrap uses such rapid turgor changes which make glue unnecessary. Wheat and barley flower Plants book four or five days, whereas the legumes flower for much longer.

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