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Plant Biomechanics : An Engineering Approach to Plant Form and Function
by Karl J. Niklas


Overview - The aim of this book is explore how plants function, grow, reproduce, and evolve within the limits set by their physical environment. It was written in the firm belief that organisms cannot violate the laws of physics and chemistry and that knowing how these laws operate and confine the organic expression of size, form, and structure is essential to understanding biology.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The aim of this book is explore how plants function, grow, reproduce, and evolve within the limits set by their physical environment. It was written in the firm belief that organisms cannot violate the laws of physics and chemistry and that knowing how these laws operate and confine the organic expression of size, form, and structure is essential to understanding biology.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780226586311
  • ISBN-10: 0226586316
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press
  • Publish Date: August 1992
  • Page Count: 622
  • Dimensions: 9.01 x 6.06 x 1.21 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds


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