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Where our food comes from : retracing Nikolay Vavilov's quest to end famine

Author: Gary Paul Nabhan
Publisher: Washington D.C. : Island Press/Shearwater Books, ©2009
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how climate change, free trade policies, genetic engineering, and loss of traditional knowledge are threatening our food supply. This book reveals just how much diversity has already been lost.  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Where our food comes from.
Washington D.C. : Island Press/Shearwater Books, ©2009
(DLC) 2008013945
Named Person: N I Vavilov
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary Paul Nabhan
ISBN: 9781597263993 1597263990 9781597265171 1597265179
OCLC Number: 897096935
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 223 p., [8] p. of plates) illustrations (some color), map
Other Titles: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's quest to end famine
Responsibility: Gary Paul Nabhan ; foreword by Ken Wilson

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"Ethnobotanist Gary Nabhan has created something here as original as a new species: a book that is equal parts biography, pilgrimage, research, and revelation. Led around the planet by the ghost of Read more...

 
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