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Author Raeburn, Paul.

Title The last harvest : the genetic gamble that threatens to destroy American agriculture / Paul Raeburn.

Imprint New York : Simon & Schuster, c1995.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  338.162 R12l    ---  Available
 Parsons Non-Fiction  333.95 R134    ---  Available
Description 269 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-257) and index.
Contents Introduction: Betting the farm -- Billion-dollar corn -- Seed banks and seed morgues -- Green gold -- "As alike as identical twins" --One planet, one experiment -- The last harvest -- Hard science, soft farming: a way out?
Subject Plant breeding.
Crops -- Germplasm resources.
Agricultural innovations.
ISBN 0684803658

 
    
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