4 edition of Parasitic Flowering Plants found in the catalog.
Parasitic Flowering Plants
by Balogh Scientific Books
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||127|
Parasitic weeds belong to a group of plants which have lost their autotrophic way of life during their developmental process (evolution). They are nutrition specialists to the disadvantage of their host plants. With special organs, the haustoria, they penetrate into the vessels of other plants in order to supply themselves with water and nutrients. Parasitic flowering plants constitute ca. % of the genera and % of the species of angiosperms. Molecular phylogenetic methods have been applied to all families and nearly all genera of parasitic flowering plants such that today, all have been placed relative to their non‐parasitic ancestors. Although many recent papers express.
Nonphotosynthetic plants possess strongly reconfigured plastomes attributable to convergent losses of photosynthesis and housekeeping genes, making them excellent systems for studying genome evolution under relaxed selective pressures. We report the complete plastomes of 10 photosynthetic and nonphotosynthetic parasites plus their nonparasitic sister from the broomrape Cited by: Root parasitic plants of the Striga, Orobanche, and Alectra genera (Orobanchaceae) cause serious losses in crop yields in many parts of the world. Control of these parasitic plants is extremely difficult, because they produce a large number of seeds that remain viable in the soil for many years until they detect germination stimulants released from host roots.
Pilot Knob Road St. Paul, MN USA. Phone + Contact Us. Parasitic Plants. The parasitic mode of existence is frequently encountered among all life forms, including flowering plants. In this discussion a plant will be considered parasitic only if it produces a haustorium, the modified root that forms the morphological and physiological link to another plant (the host). Some plants, such as the ghostly white Indian Pipe (Monotropa) are often called.
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- Rudolph Schmid, Univ. California, in TAXON vol. 59 (4), Augustp. This profusely illustrated book is a worthy successor to Job Kuijt's seminal Parasitic Flowering Plants, published in and widely acknowledged as the beginning of modern research on parasitic vascular by: Interest in the biology of parasitic flowering plants has been increasing over the past decade, both through it desire to understand the functional biology of these organisms and because of the devastating effects they can have on agricultural crops.
This multi-authored book focuses on recent advances in our knowledge of parasitic plants 5/5(1). Parasitic flowering plants. Preliminary Material. By: H. Heide-Jørgensen. Pages: i–xiii. Chapter 1. Introduction. By: H. Heide-Jørgensen. Pages: 1– Chapter 2. Hemiparasitic Santalales.
By: H. Heide-Jørgensen. Pages: 25– Chapter 3. Hemiparasitic Families Other Than Santalales. By: H. Cited by: Black and white and color photographs, maps, tables, graphs, appendices, glossary, bibliography, index.
The dust jacket has minor edgewear and is lightly faded on the spine. Book about Parasitic Plants. Locale: South Africa. (Natural History, Botany--South Africa, Flowers, Plants, Wild Flowers--South Africa).
Seller Inventory # "Heide-Jorgensen's magnificently vivid Parasitic Parasitic Flowering Plants book Plants [is], indeed, an Inter-National Geographic-style opus on parasitic plants. [The book] sets a new high standard for works on the natural history of ecological plant groups." - Rudolph Schmid, Univ.
California, in: TAXON 59(4) (August ), p. /5(1). Parasitic plants are of great economic importance and cause huge crop losses worldwide. They present unique biological aspects and control problems.
This title provides full coverage relating to the biology, diversity and control of parasitic flowering plants and will be of great Parasitic Flowering Plants book to plant scientists, agricultural and environmental scientists. Download Parasitic Flowering Plants Pdf search pdf books full free download online Free eBook and manual for Business, Education, Finance, Inspirational.
Parasitic flowering plants fills a gap in the literature by providing a comprehensive overview of parasitic plants that is accessible to both researchers and everyday readers. On the whole, Parasitic flowering plants accomplishes Heide-Jørgensen's goal of instilling an appreciation for parasitic plants in a broad audience through the book's plethora of colorful pictures, interesting anecdotes, and synthesis of the large body of information on parasitic plants.
Perhaps the most famous of all parasitic flowering plants are the sandalwoods (Santalum), especially the sandalwood tree of the Old World, S. album. From the dawn of history, sandalwood has been coveted in India and Asia. Over 4, species of parasitic plants exist. Most of them are flowering plants.
Successful, ongoing parasitism is an easy way to make a living, since the parasite doesn't have to expend or absorb as much energy as would be expected in order to fulfill its parasites may be either holoparasites or s: Parasitic flowering plants are of great general and scientific interest besides their economic importance when attacking crop plants.
This beautifully illustrated book covers all parasitic families and most of the genera and discusses all main aspects of their biology. A tall and beautiful flowering tree, the Australian Christmas tree (Nuytsia floribunda) is an elegant parasitic plant.
Native to dry regions in southwest Australia, N. floribunda towers over the other plants in the landscape and flowers when many other species are dormant. Parasitic flowering plants exploit other flowering plants for water and nutrients by specialised structures called haustoria.
Part of the haustorium, the intrusive organ, penetrates host tissue to. The mountain flora of Java constitutes a unique natural heritage of Indonesia and indeed of the whole world.
The most informative and most beautifully illustrated book ever written on this rich resource is doubtlessly The Mountain Flora of Java written by the late renowned Dutch biologist C.G.G.J.
van Steenis, with unsurpassed paint drawings of flowering plant species by Amir Hamzah and Cited by: 1. Book Review: Heide-Jørgensen, H S.
Parasitic Flowering Plants. Brill NV, Leiden. pp., numerous color photographs. ISBN 90 04 6. Price: € 99/ US $ It is a pleasure to review such a beautiful book as this. The author has clearly crafted a labor of love, based on decades of study and research, followed by. Some parasitic flowering plants, such as certain dwarf mistletoes and the minute Pilostyles thurberi of the Colorado desert, live completely within the host and only emerge from their host to produce flowers.
The vascular tissue of these endoparasites literally permeate the host tissues and truly resemble fungal hyphae. Book: The biology of parasitic flowering plants.
University of California Press, Berkeley. Control measures are touched upon but the value of the book is more in the thorough description and documentation of the various parasitic groups and the comprehensive bibliography of over by: COVID Resources.
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The odd pages cover every familiy of parasitic plant known in the world and most of the genera, organised systematically." - Peter Thomas, in: Bulletin of the British Ecological Society () "This book finally places parasitic plants in the position they deserve.
The book has a phenomenally broad coverage.5/5(1). Although genera and ca. species of flowering plants are parasitic, only about 25 genera are considered pathogens owing to their negative impact upon host plants cultivated by humans.
As discussed in the first chapter of his book "The Biology of Parasitic Flowering Plants," Kuijt () describes a number of other associations between plants that have been considered parasitic. These include an Opuntia cactus growing from the stem of Idria, a Passiflora growingFile Size: 4MB.In addition to the wonderful illustrations the book reviews important aspects of plant parasitism such as the physiological mechanisms, the ecology and the putative evolution of parasitism in plants.
Hence, the book is a rich source of facts and need-to-knows about parasitic plants and therefore will be a valuable handbook for scientists and a.
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