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Demystifying Orchid Pollination

Stories of Sex, Lies and Obsession

An engaging and authoritative account of the fertilization of orchid flowers.
Demystifying Orchid Pollination explores the fascinating history of orchids and the means by which they reproduce. Adam P. Karremans reveals orchids’ hidden secrets, highlights the key role of pollinators in securing the survival of these delicate plants, and provides past and present scientific knowledge that challenges common beliefs about orchid reproduction. Demystifying Orchid Pollination celebrates biodiversity while stressing the importance of further ecological study and advocating for increased conservation efforts and thorough research and development.

442 pages | 120 color photos | 6 x 9 1/2

Biological Sciences: Botany

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