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By Vincent Merckx

ISBN-10: 1461452082

ISBN-13: 9781461452089

ISBN-10: 1493939904

ISBN-13: 9781493939909

Over the process evolution, numerous plant lineages have stumbled on how one can receive water, minerals, and carbohydrates from fungi. a few crops are capable take advantage of fungi to such an quantity that they lose the necessity for photosynthesis. the facility of a plant to survive fungal carbon is called mycoheterotrophy. This exciting approach has involved botanists for hundreds of years, but many points of mycoheterotrophy have remained elusive for an extended time.
Mycoheterotrophy: The Biology of crops dwelling on Fungi explores the biology of mycoheterotrophs, delivering basic insights into their ecology, range, and evolution. Written through well known specialists within the box and reinforced with lavish illustrations and pictures, this quantity offers a thematic evaluate of other elements of mycoheterotrophy. accomplished and with no trouble accessible,  Mycoheterotrophy: The Biology of crops dwelling on Fungi is a priceless source for researchers and scholars who're drawn to the method of mycoheterotrophy.

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