Seeds, the most complex organs produced by plants, ensure the biodiversity of our planet. In this book, the evolution of their highly sophisticated structures from prehistoric times onwards makes fascinating reading as do the wiles plants use to attract and deceive their chosen pollinators. It features images that accompany each story.
Rob Kesseler is a visual artist and Professor of Ceramic Art & Design at Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design. From 2001-2004 he was NESTA Fellow at Kew and continues to work with Wolfgang Stuppy on an examination of microscopic plant material. Wolfgang Stuppy is the seed morphologist for the Millennium Seed Bank Project at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.