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Unusual partners; symbiosis in the living world by Alvin Silverstein

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English


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Describes the mutually beneficial partnerships existing around the world between animals from different families such as the relationship between the African tick bird and the rhinoceros.

Edition Notes

Statementby Alvin and Virginia B. Silverstein. Illustrated by Mel Hunter.
ContributionsSilverstein, Virginia B., joint author., Hunter, Mel, illus.
LC ClassificationsQH548 .S55
The Physical Object
Pagination64 p.
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5617212M
LC Control Number68025667

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Symbiosis (pl. symbioses) means living together. It describes close and long-term relationships between different term was used by Anton de Bary in , as "the living together of unlike organisms".. A symbiont is an organism living in a relationship with another species in which one or both get benefits. When one species lives inside another species, or a microscopic symbiont. The definition of symbiosis was a matter of debate for years. In , Albert Bernhard Frank used the term symbiosis to describe the mutualistic relationship in lichens. In , the German mycologist Heinrich Anton de Bary defined it as "the living together of unlike organisms". The definition has varied among scientists, with some advocating that it should only refer to persistent. Symbiosis -the living together of unlike organisms -has long been acknowledged to be of fundamental importance in the history of life (De Bary, ; Douglas, ). Endosymbiosis relates to the. ☼ Exhibit # Symbiotic Relationships A symbiotic relationship, or symbiosis, is the cooperation between two organisms (usually two animals or an animals and a plant) that maintain a more or less intimate association that benefits each of them, establishing a real win-win cooperation.