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Author Farmer, Edward E., author.
Title Leaf Defence / Edward E. Farmer.
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2014.
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 Floor4  QK649 .F337 2014    IN LIBRARY
Description viii, 216 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Content Type text
still image
Format volume
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-204) and index.
Contents 1. Introduction: The leaf and the pressures it faces -- 2. Leaf colour patterning and leaf form -- 3. Structural defences and specialised defence cells -- 4. Chemical defences -- 5. Inducible defences and the jasmonate pathway -- 6. Top-down pressures and indirect defences -- 7. Release and escape from herbivory -- 8. Escape in space : The cliff trees of Socotra
Language Text in English.
Subject Leaves.
Plant defenses.
ISBN 9780199671441
0199671443
OCLC number 866619960