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Nutrition in Flowering Plants

  • Pauline Alderson
  • Martin Rowland
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Abstract

Flowering plants, like all living organisms, need a supply of food. They need it as a source of energy in respiration and they need it as raw material for growth and repair. Animals and most microorganisms get their food in an organic form: they eat other organisms or the products of other organisms (such as fruit and eggs) or, nowadays, the organic substances made in laboratories and factories. Animals and the microorganisms that do this are called consumers.

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© P. Alderson and M. Rowland 1995

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  • Pauline Alderson
  • Martin Rowland

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