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Introduction to Ecological Biochemistry

By: JB Harborne
318 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Academic Press
Introduction to Ecological Biochemistry
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From a review of the Second Edition: `This introductory text provides the reader with a clear and fascinating account of ways in which living organisms can become adapted to their environments and to each other at the biochemical level ... I recommend this book without reservation.' Biochemical Society Transactions.

Contents

The Plant and Its Biochemical Adaptation to the Environment. Biochemistry of Plant Pollination. Plant Toxins and Their Effects on Animals. Insect Feeding Preferences. Feeding Preferences of Vertebrates, Including Man. The Co-Evolutionary Arms Race: Plant Defence and Animal Response. Animal Pheromones and Defence Substances. Biochemical Interactions Between Higher Plants. Higher Plants-Lower Plant Interactions: Phytoalexins and Phytotoxins. Subject Index. Index of Plant Names. Index of Animal Species.

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By: JB Harborne
318 pages, Figs, tabs
Publisher: Academic Press
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