The Science Behind the Amazing Things Plants Do
Edition: First edition.
Description: 235 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
How Plants Work brings the stranger-than-fiction science of the plant world to vivid life. It explains how plants tell time, how they move to follow the sun and capture food, and why they change color. Linda Chalder-Scott, of the popular blog The Garden Professors, uncovers these and other fascinating mysteries in this engaging and accessible introduction to plant physiology.--COVER.
Contents: Under the microscope -- The underground railroad -- What's essential -- Transforming sunlight into sugar -- Why leaves can turn red anytime, anyplace -- How plants tell time -- Night shifts and other unexpected movements -- Garden care, not control -- Finding love in a sedentary world.
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|SCIENCE Plant Cha||Sandhills||Nonfiction||In|