Plant Survival

Adapting to a Hostile World


By Brian Capon

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This item is a preorder. Your payment method will be charged immediately, and the product is expected to ship on or around July 24, 2009. This date is subject to change due to shipping delays beyond our control.

Unlike animals that can run from danger or migrate to a more hospitable environment, plants must rely on adaptations that permit them to survive where they are. The fascinating mechanisms that plants employ to survive in challenging environments are clearly explained and illustrated in this primer, suitable for young and mature readers alike.

This book is only available through print on demand. All interior art is black and white. 


On Sale
Jul 24, 2009
Page Count
144 pages
Timber Press

Brian Capon

Brian Capon

About the Author

Brian Capon received a Ph.D. in botany from the University of Chicago. For thirty years he was a professor of botany at California State University, Los Angeles. 

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