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The New Explorers : the super seeds

Author: Sharon BarrettRich GoodmanBill KurtisKurtis Productions.Chicago Producation Center.All authors
Publisher: New York : A & E Home Video : Distributed by New Video, 2006.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the first part of this video, researchers take viewers into their labs to explain the biotechnology that is involved in creating improved crops, soil and fertilizer. The second part examines the beneficial role played by fire in the natural environment. Documents renewal of the ecosystem following the devastating Yellowstone fires in 1988 and successful attempts to restore midwestern prairies through the use of  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon Barrett; Rich Goodman; Bill Kurtis; Kurtis Productions.; Chicago Producation Center.; Arts and Entertainment Network.; A & E Home Video (Firm); New Video Group.
OCLC Number: 95390263
Notes: First program originally broadcast in 1993 and second program originally broadcast in 1991 as segments of: The new explorers.
Cat. No. AAE-73680.
Credits: In the first part of this video, researchers take viewers into their labs to explain the biotechnology that is involved in creating improved crops, soil and fertilizer. The second part examines the beneficial role played by fire in the natural environment. Documents renewal of the ecosystem following the devastating Yellowstone fires in 1988 and successful attempts to restore midwestern prairies through the use of controlled burning.
Performer(s): Host: Bill Kurtis.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Other Titles: Super Seeds
Responsibility: produced by Kurtis Productions, Ltd. and the Chicago Production Center for A & E Network.

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In the first part of this video, researchers take viewers into their labs to explain the biotechnology that is involved in creating improved crops, soil and fertilizer. The second part examines the beneficial role played by fire in the natural environment. Documents renewal of the ecosystem following the devastating Yellowstone fires in 1988 and successful attempts to restore midwestern prairies through the use of controlled burning. Executive producer, Bill Kurtis ; senior producer, Sharon Barrett ; music, David Huizenga. [Part 1] producer, Rich Goodman ; editor, Greg Snider. [Part 2] editor, Gary Wright.

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