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Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives, Volume 6

Series: Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives Volume: 6

Edited By: Joseph Arditti

610 pages, B/w photos, illus, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Oct 1994 | #39546 | ISBN: 047154907X
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About this book

This volume contains seven articles by outstanding contributors to orchid science. Topics include: ecology, development, physiology, the orchid production industry, pollination and the history of orchid botany. A special appendix features a complete discussion of pests which attack orchids and practical methods of pest control.


Contents

Long--Long Misis Bilong Plaua (A. Millar). HISTORY. History of Orchids in Europe, from Antiquity to the 17th Century (P. Jacquet). ECOLOGY. Interactions Between Orchids and Ants (R. Peakall). DEVELOPMENT. Resupination (R. Ernst & J. Arditti). PHYSIOLOGY. Physiology of Orchid Flowers (P. Avadhani, et al.). ECONOMICS--HORTICULTURE. Orchid Cut--Flower Production in ASEAN Countries (C. Hew). POLLINATION. Fly Pollination in the Orchidaceae (D. Christensen). Appendix. Indexes.

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