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Plant Biomechanics: An Engineering Approach to Plant Form and Function

By: KJ Niklas

584 pages, 4 colour plates, 85 b/w photos, 276 line illus

University of Chicago Press

Paperback | May 1992 | #17425 | ISBN: 0226586316
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Hardback | Jul 1992 | #17428 | ISBN: 0226576302
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About this book

An explanation of how and why plants (both extinct and extant) developed different strategies to solve the basic physical and engineering problems they confront in their development, growth and reproduction.


Contents

Subject classification:- Earth Sciences: Paleontology; Biological Sciences: Ecology; Biological Sciences: Botany; Biological Sciences: Physiology, Biomechanics, and Morpholog.

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