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Seeds of change : the green revolution and development in the 1970's

Author: Lester R Brown; Overseas Development Council.
Publisher: New York : Published for the Overseas Development Council by Praeger, [1970]
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Brown, Lester Russell, 1934-
Seeds of change.
New York, Published for the Overseas Development Council by Praeger [1970]
(OCoLC)654796233
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lester R Brown; Overseas Development Council.
OCLC Number: 61567
Description: xv, 205 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The technological breakthrough. The new seeds --
New irrigation strategies --
Farming around the calendar --
The yield takeoff --
pt. 2. Transferring technology. The research dividend --
The multinational corporation --
The role of the United States government --
pt. 3. Second-generation problems. Seeds of instability --
Overloaded marketing systems --
Other clouds on the horizon --
pt. 4. Solving urban problems in the countryside. The new seeds and the cities --
Rising pressures for agricultural reform --
pt. 5. Population, employment, and hunger. Redefining the population problem --
Toward the eradication of hunger --
New protein sources --
pt. 6. Preview of the 1970's. The self-sufficiency syndrome --
The new seeds and the American farmer --
Rising agrcultural protectionism --
Agenda for the 1970's.
Responsibility: Lester R. Brown ; foreword by Eugene R. Black.

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