Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
What is the dance of the chromosomes? Which flower smells of rotting meat? What is the Millennium Seed Bank? How do plants develop? What is cross-pollination? How do insects help new generations of plants? 'Plant Reproduction' provides the answers you want.
Series: Spilsbury, Richard, 1963- Life of plants.
Contents: What is reproduction? -- Sexual reproduction in plants -- What flowers do -- What is pollination? -- Pollination in action -- Attracting insect pollinators -- Pollen dispersal by wind -- When does pollination happen? -- Fertilization -- Conifers -- Seeds -- Seeds and fruits -- Seed dispersal by wind and water -- Seed dispersal by animals -- Other ways of dispersing seeds -- Reproducing with spores -- Asexual reproduction in plants -- Reproducing from underground -- Try it yourself! -- Looking at plant reproduction.