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Carnivorous Plants

Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

This book is a synthesis of the latest research on carnivorous plants, focusing on their physiology, ecology, evolution, and future conservation and research efforts.


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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 9780198779841 0198779844
OCLC Number: 1021396039
Description: 560 S. 196 x 252 mm 1380 g.
Contents: Part I: Overview1: Aaron M. Ellison and Lubomir Adamec: Introduction2: J. Stephen Brewer and Jan Schlauer: Biogeography and habitats of carnivorous plants3: Andreas Fleischmann, Jan Schlauer, Stephen A. Smith, and Thomas J. Givnish: Evolution of carnivory in angiospermsPart II: Systematics and evolution of carnivorous plants4: Andreas Fleischmann, Adam T. Cross, Robert Gibson, Paulo M. Gonella, and Kingsley W. Dixon: Systematics and evolution of Droseraceae5: Charles Clarke, Jan Schlauer, Jonathan Moran, and Alastair Robinson: Systematics and evolution of Nepenthes6: Andreas Fleischmann and Aymeric Roccia: Systematics and evolution of Lentibulariaceae: I. Pinguicula7: Andreas Fleischmann: Systematics and evolution of Lentibulariaceae: II. Genlisea8: Richard W. Jobson, Paulo C. Baleeiro, and Castor Guisande: Systematics and evolution of Lentibulariaceae: III. Utricularia9: Robert F.C. Naczi: Systematics and evolution of Sarraceniaceae10: Adam T. Cross, Maria Paniw, Andre Vito Scatigna, Nick Kalfas, Bruce Anderson, Thomas J. Givnish, and Andreas Fleischmann: Systematics and evolution of small genera of carnivorous plants11: Tanya Renner, Tianying Lan, Kimberly M. Farr, Enrique Ibarra-Laclette, Luis Herrera- Esrella, Stephan C. Schuster, Mitsuyasu Hasebe, Kenji Fukushima, and Victor A. Albert: Carnivorous plant genomesPart III: Physiology, form, and function12: John D. Horner, Bartosz J. Plachno, Ulrike Bauer, and Bruno Di Giusto: Attraction of prey13: Bartosz J. Plachno and Lyudmila E. Muravnik: Functional anatomy of carnivorous traps14: Simon Poppinga, Ulrike Bauer, Thomas Speck, and Alexander G. Volkov: Motile traps15: Ulrike Bauer, Reinhard Jetter, and Simon Poppinga: Non-motile traps16: Ildiko Matu%sikova, Andrej Pavlovic, and Tanya Renner: Biochemistry of prey digestion and nutrient absorption17: Lubomir Adamec and Andrej Pavlovic: Mineral nutrition of terrestrial carnivorous plants18: Thomas J. Givnish, K. William Sparks, Steven J. Hunter, and Andrej Pavlovic: Why are plants carnivorous? Cost/benefit analysis, whole-plant growth, and the context- specific advantages of botanical carnivory19: Lubomir Adamec: Ecophysiology of aquatic carnivorous plants20: Laurent Legendre and Douglas W. Darnowski: Biotechnology with carnivorous plantsPart IV: Ecology21: Douglas W. Darnowski, Ulrike Bauer, Marcos Mendez, John D. Horner, and Bartosz J. Plachno: Prey selection and specialization by carnivorous plants22: Adam T. Cross, Arthur R. Davis, Andreas Fleischmann, John D. Horner, Andreas Jurgens, David J. Merritt, Gillian L. Murza, and Shane R. Turner: Reproductive biology and prey-pollinator conflicts23: Leonora S. Bittleston: Commensals of Nepenthes pitchers24: Thomas E. Miller, William E. Bradshaw, and Christina M. Holzapfel: Pitcher-plant communities as model systems for addressing fundamental questions in ecology and evolution25: Dagmara Sirova, Jiri Barta, Jakub Borovec, and Jaroslav Vrba: The Utricularia-associated microbiome: composition, function, and ecology26: Jonathan A. Moran, Bruce Anderson, Lijin Chin, Melinda Greenwood, and Charles Clarke: Nutritional mutualisms of Nepenthes and RoridulaPart V: The future of carnivorous plants27: Charles Clarke, Adam Ross, and Barry Rice: Conservation of carnivorous plants28: Matthew C. Fitzpatrick and Aaron M. Ellison: Estimating the exposure of carnivorous plants to rapid climatic change29: Aaron M. Ellison and Lubomir Adamec: The future of research with carnivorous plants
Responsibility: Ellison, Aaron M.; Adamec, Lubomir.


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Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution is a remarkable work of scholarship for a remarkable group of plants (by a remarkable band of enthusiasts). * Nigel Chaffey, Annals of Botany * Read more...

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