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The encyclopedia of seeds : science, technology and uses

Author: J Derek Bewley; Michael Black; Peter Halmer
Publisher: Wallingford, U.K. ; Cambridge, Mass. : CABI, ©2006
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first scholarly reference work to cover all the major scientific themes and facets of the subject of seeds. It outlines the latest fundamental biological knowledge about seeds, together with the principles of agricultural seed processing, storage and sowing, the food and industrial uses of seeds, and the roles of seeds in history, economies and cultures.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
xiii, 828 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps
(DLC) 2007295402
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Derek Bewley; Michael Black; Peter Halmer
ISBN: 9781849726344 1849726345
OCLC Number: 755062088
Description: 1 online resource (1412 entries) : 433 images, digital files
Contents: 1: Preface2: Alphabetical Entries3: Crop Atlas Appendix4: Index of Species
Responsibility: edited by Michael Black, J. Derek Bewley, Peter Halmer.
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