The Nature of Crops

The Nature of Crops
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Publisher : CABI
Total Pages : 193
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ISBN-10 : 9781780645087
ISBN-13 : 1780645082
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Book Synopsis The Nature of Crops by : John Warren

Download or read book The Nature of Crops written by John Warren and published by CABI. This book was released on 2015-04-24 with total page 193 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Have you ever wondered why we eat wheat, rice, potatoes and cassava? Why we routinely domesticate foodstuffs with the power to kill us, or why we chose almonds over acorns? Answering all these questions and more in a readable and friendly style, this book takes you on a journey through our history with crop plants. Arranged into recurrent themes in plant domestication, this book documents the history and biology of over 50 crops, including cereals, spices, legumes, fruits and cash crops such as chocolate, tobacco and rubber.


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