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27%OFFAnurag Agrawal - Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution - 9780691166353 - V9780691166353
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Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution

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Description for Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution Hardback. Num Pages: 296 pages, 37 color illus. 35 line illus. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 1KBC; PSAJ; PSTS; PSVS; WNCN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 178. Weight in Grams: 45.
The fascinating and complex evolutionary relationship of the monarch butterfly and the milkweed plant Monarch butterflies are one of nature's most recognizable creatures, known for their bright colors and epic annual migration from the United States and Canada to Mexico. Yet there is much more to the monarch than its distinctive presence and mythic journeying. In Monarchs and Milkweed, Anurag Agrawal presents a vivid investigation into how the monarch butterfly has evolved closely alongside the milkweed--a toxic plant named for the sticky white substance emitted when its leaves are damaged--and how this inextricable and intimate relationship has been like ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
Weight
45g
Number of Pages
296
Place of Publication
New Jersey, United States
ISBN
9780691166353
SKU
V9780691166353
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Ref
99-11

About Anurag Agrawal
Anurag Agrawal is a professor in the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and the Department of Entomology at Cornell University. He lives in Ithaca, New York.

Reviews for Monarchs and Milkweed: A Migrating Butterfly, a Poisonous Plant, and Their Remarkable Story of Coevolution
A lively, highly informative introduction to significant research in ecology that highlights the importance of conserving our natural habitats.
Kirkus This comprehensive and colorful illustrated study of monarch biology and behavior ... offers another reason to admire the versatile insect: its long and successful symbiotic relationship with the otherwise toxic milkweed plant... Agrawal's book will appeal not only to ... Read more

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