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£33.99

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Published: 07 January 2016

226 Pages

240x168mm

ISBN: 9780198777830


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Leaf Defence

Edward E. Farmer

  • Describes the natural history of leaf defence against both invertebrate and vertebrate attack, and incorporating insights from the field and laboratory
  • Starts with a broad, ecological approach before moving gradually towards the underlying molecular mechanisms that regulate the production of direct defences, and control the attraction of predatory organisms (indirect defences)
  • Clear and simple explanation of biochemical concepts aimed at a general and international readership
  • Incorporates a global range of dramatic examples and adopts an evolutionary perspective throughout the text

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