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Plant Biomechanics: An Engineering Approach to Plant Form and Function
In this first comprehensive treatment of plant biomechanics, Karl J. Niklas analyzes plant form and provides a far deeper understanding of how form is a response to basic physical laws. He examines the ways in which these laws constrain the organic expression of form, size, and growth in a variety of plant structures, and in plants as whole organisms, and he draws on the f ...more
Paperback, 622 pages
Published August 1st 1992 by University Of Chicago Press
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