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By Peter Matthiessen

Bestselling writer Peter Matthiessen takes readers on an day trip to discover the main risky predator on Earth--the mythical nice white shark. On a trek that lasts 17 months and takes him from the Caribbean to the whaling grounds off South Africa, around the Indian Ocean to the South Australian coast, Matthiessen documents the beauties of wierd seas and landscapes and encounters with sharks and different sea existence. of photographs.

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13 Interestingly, jasmonic acid accumulation was not primed to increase in response to mechanical damage alone. Other plant defence responses have also been shown to be primed. 56 Therefore, it would seem that this priming is more general than the example of jasmonic acid in corn, which is not increased by mechanical damage alone. 31 Analyses of gene expression have complemented these records of primed defence. 37,57-60 This suggests that signals have been detected by receiver plants, even though changes in phenotype are not observed.

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