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Author: Graham CheddDon WescottChedd-Angier Production Company.Coronet Instructional Films.WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)All authors
Publisher: Northbrook, Ill. : Coronet Film & Video, ©1985.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines agriculture's genetic history and projects its future. The narrow, and therefore vulnerable, genetic base of several important crops is explored, as well as current attempts to preserve the seeds of scarce plant varieties. Features specific crop production methods and concerns in Ethiopa, Greece and Peru.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Science television programs
Television series
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Chedd; Don Wescott; Chedd-Angier Production Company.; Coronet Instructional Films.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); WGBH Educational Foundation.
OCLC Number: 14264070
Notes: Originally broadcast Oct. 15, 1985 on the Nova television program.
Credits: Cinematographer, Peter Hoving ; film editor, David Berenson.
Performer(s): Narrator, Don Wescott.
Description: 1 videocassette (59 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: written, produced and directed by Graham Chedd ; a production of the Chedd-Angier Production Company in association with WGBH ; WGBH Educational Foundation.

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Examines agriculture's genetic history and projects its future. The narrow, and therefore vulnerable, genetic base of several important crops is explored, as well as current attempts to preserve the seeds of scarce plant varieties. Features specific crop production methods and concerns in Ethiopa, Greece and Peru.

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