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Plant Survival: Adapting to a Hostile World

By Brian Capon

Unlike animals that can run from danger or migrate to a more hospitable environment, plants must rely on adaptations that permit them to survive where they are. The fascinating mechanisms that plants employ to survive in challenging environments are clearly explained and illustrated in this primer, suitable for young and mature readers alike.

About the author

Brian Capon

Brian Capon received a Ph.D. in botany from the University of Chicago and was for thirty years professor of botany at California State University, Los Angeles.

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