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The Resource Brilliant green : the surprising history and science of plant intelligence, Stefano Mancuso and Alessandra Viola ; translated by Joan Benham ; foreword by Michael Pollan

Brilliant green : the surprising history and science of plant intelligence, Stefano Mancuso and Alessandra Viola ; translated by Joan Benham ; foreword by Michael Pollan

Label
Brilliant green : the surprising history and science of plant intelligence
Title
Brilliant green
Title remainder
the surprising history and science of plant intelligence
Statement of responsibility
Stefano Mancuso and Alessandra Viola ; translated by Joan Benham ; foreword by Michael Pollan
Creator
Contributor
Author of introduction
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ita
  • eng
Member of
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Mancuso, Stefano
Dewey number
581.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translation of: Verde brillante
LC call number
QK711.2
LC item number
.M35713 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Viola, Alessandra
  • Benham, Joan
  • Pollan, Michael
  • Mancuso, Stefano
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Plant physiology
  • Plants
Label
Brilliant green : the surprising history and science of plant intelligence, Stefano Mancuso and Alessandra Viola ; translated by Joan Benham ; foreword by Michael Pollan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-173)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The root of the problem. Plants and the great monotheistic religions ; The plant world according to writers and philosophers ; The fathers of botany : Linnaeus and Darwin ; Humans are the most evolved beings on the planet. Or are they? ; Plants : always second fiddle -- The plant : a stranger. Euglena versus paramecium : an even match? ; Five hundred million years ago ; A plant is a colony ; A problem of tempos ; Life without plants : impossible -- The senses of plants. Sight ; Smell ; Taste ; Touch Hearing ; --and fifteen other senses! -- Communication in plants. Communication inside the plant ; Communication between plants ; Communication between plants and animals -- Plant intelligence. Can we speak of "plant intelligence?" ; What can we learn from artificial intelligence? ; Intelligence unites, it doesn't divide ; Charles Darwin and the intelligence of plants ; Each plant is a living Internet network ; A swarm of roots ; The aliens are here : plant intelligence as a model for understanding extraterrestrial intelligence ; Plants' sleep
Control code
1598559
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiii, 173 pages
Isbn
9781610916035
Lccn
2014956813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1598559
  • (Sirsi) 1598559
  • (OCoLC)896601415
Label
Brilliant green : the surprising history and science of plant intelligence, Stefano Mancuso and Alessandra Viola ; translated by Joan Benham ; foreword by Michael Pollan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 161-173)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The root of the problem. Plants and the great monotheistic religions ; The plant world according to writers and philosophers ; The fathers of botany : Linnaeus and Darwin ; Humans are the most evolved beings on the planet. Or are they? ; Plants : always second fiddle -- The plant : a stranger. Euglena versus paramecium : an even match? ; Five hundred million years ago ; A plant is a colony ; A problem of tempos ; Life without plants : impossible -- The senses of plants. Sight ; Smell ; Taste ; Touch Hearing ; --and fifteen other senses! -- Communication in plants. Communication inside the plant ; Communication between plants ; Communication between plants and animals -- Plant intelligence. Can we speak of "plant intelligence?" ; What can we learn from artificial intelligence? ; Intelligence unites, it doesn't divide ; Charles Darwin and the intelligence of plants ; Each plant is a living Internet network ; A swarm of roots ; The aliens are here : plant intelligence as a model for understanding extraterrestrial intelligence ; Plants' sleep
Control code
1598559
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xiii, 173 pages
Isbn
9781610916035
Lccn
2014956813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1598559
  • (Sirsi) 1598559
  • (OCoLC)896601415

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