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The Restless Plant

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$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674048638

Publication Date: 01/15/2011


224 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

6 halftones, 30 line illustrations


  • Foreword by Daphne Koller
  • Author’s Preface
  • Editor’s Preface
  • 1. A Guided Tour of Plant Movements
  • 2. Motors
  • 3. Gravity-Guided Movements
  • 4. The Underground World
  • 5. Light-Driven Movements
  • 6. Tracking the Sun
  • 7. Prey-Driven Movements
  • 8. Liberation Movements: Leaving the Nest
  • Conclusion by Elizabeth Van Volkenburgh
  • Glossary
  • Further Reading
  • Index

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