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By Marcel Dicke (Editor), Willem Takken (Editor)

This ebook offers an outline of chemical ecology concerning varied ecosystems. It bargains an outlook at novel instructions that may be taken in chemical ecology via a molecular-ecological or eco-genomic technique. The ebook addresses aboveground and belowground terrestrial structures in addition to aquatic platforms, and the organisms concerned are micro- and macro-organisms, reminiscent of vegetation, arthropods and mammals.

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Life cycle of parasitic plants Orobanche spp. and Striga spp. (a) the seeds are buried in the soil; (b) they become sensitive to the germination stimulants exuded by the roots of the host plant and may germinate; (c) the germinated seeds form a haustorium by which they attach themselves to the host root, establish a xylem connection and emerge; (d) parasitic plants flower; (e) they produce mature seeds and end up in a new generation of seeds in soil; ( f ) in the next season the cycle starts again (a) 42 R.

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