Orchid Biology: Reviews and Perspectives X: Reviews and Perspectives, Volume 10 (Google eBook)
Tiiu Kull, Joseph Arditti, Sek Man Wong
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 21, 2009 - Gardening - 480 pages
This is the 10th volume in a series which was initiated in 1977. Like previous volumes, it contains scientific peer reviewed reviews on topics dealing with orchids. These topics include 1) a history of orchid breeders in Singapore, 2) discussion of research on pollen effects on orchid flowers carried out a century ago by the German plant physiologist Hans Fitting in Bogor, Indonesia which led to the first suggestion that plants produce hormones, 3) consideration whether orchids are mentioned in the Bible, 4) review of food hairs in orchids, 5) outline of pollen dispersal units in orchids, 6) survey of orchids in art, 7) a tracing of the history of Vanilla pollination, 8) a chapter on viruses which attack orchids and 9) an appendix which lists a very large number of orchid books. All the volumes in this series will appeal to those who are interested in orchids and plant scientists in general.
A list of Orchid Books
Contents of Orchid Biology Reviews and Perspectives Volumes IIX
American Orchid Society Anonymous Anonymous Anonymous anther Aranda Australia Author(s auxin B&W and color Cattleya cells color and B&W color paintings color plates continued Cribb Cymbidium CymMV and ORSV Date Title Davies and Turner Dendrobium Dodson drawings and B&W drawings and color Flora flowers food-hairs gene graphs Growing orchids gynostemium Hans Fitting infected Joseph Arditti labellar labellum Lindl London Malayan Orchid Review maps Martin Johnson Heade Maxillaria Morren mosaic virus Native orchids numerous B&W photographs numerous color photographs numerous line drawings Orchid Biology orchid growing orchid hybrids Orchidaceae orchideen Orquideas Pacini Paphiopedilum PDU types Phalaenopsis Phalaenopsis amabilis Phalaenopsis violacea plants pollinia pollinium protein pseudopollen reprint Reviews and Perspectives Rittershausen Royal Botanic Gardens Royal Horticultural Society Schlechter Singapore stigma tetrads Timber Press Title and publisher trichomes Vanda Vanda Miss Joaquim Vanilla Verlag viruses Volume Wild orchids World Orchid Conference York