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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 36 related to The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession.   

Agroforestry: Science, Policy and Practice: Selected papers from the ...

Fergus L. Sinclair - Technology & Engineering - 1995 - 287 pages
Agroforestry research is central to developing methods for the sustainable use of natural renewable resources, evolving to address the needs of the coming century. It is now ...
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Plant Genetic Engineering: Towards the Third Millennium

A.D. Arencibia - Business & Economics - 2000 - 284 pages
Plant biotechnology offers important opportunities for agriculture, horticulture, and the pharmaceutical and food industry by generating transgenic varieties with altered ...
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Phytosfere'99 - Highlights in European Plant Biotechnology Research and ...

G.E. de Vries, K. Metzlaff - Business & Economics - 2000 - 294 pages
Humans face the challenge of producing enough food to meet the demands imposed by economic, biological and agricultural factors: rising population; rising income; and an ...
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Redesigning Rice Photosynthesis to Increase Yield: Proceedings of the ...

Bill Hardy, Peter L. Mitchell - Science - 2000 - 293 pages
Rice yields need to increase in order to keep pace with the growing population of Asia and to alleviate hunger and poverty. There appears, however, to be a biophysical limit ...
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The Baobabs: Pachycauls of Africa, Madagascar and Australia

G.E. Wickens - Science - 2008 - 498 pages
This is the only comprehensive account of all eight species in the genus Adansonia. It describes the historical background from the late Roman period to the present. It covers ...
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Plant Breeding and Agrarian Research in Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institutes 1933-1945 ...

Susanne Heim - Science - 2008 - 235 pages
A history of the agricultural sciences in Nazi Germany is presented in this book. The book analyzes scientific practice under the Nazi regime, Nazi agricultural policy and ...
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Molecular Breeding of Woody Plants

Noriyuki Morohoshi, Atsushi Komamine - Business & Economics - 2001 - 404 pages
At present, plants and agricultural sciences are playing a leading role in providing solutions to problems created by an ever growing world population. Through plant ...
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New Approaches to the Economics of Plant Health

Alfons Oude Lansink - Business & Economics - 2007 - 202 pages
This book presents the outcomes of a workshop around the emerging area of the economics of plant health. The workshop was organized in Wageningen in July 2005 under the ...
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Microbial Strategies for Crop Improvement

Mohammad Saghir Khan, Almas Zaidi, Javed Musarrat - Technology & Engineering - 2009 - 358 pages
With an ever-increasing human population, the demand placed upon the agriculture sector to supply more food is one of the greatest challenges for the agrarian community. In ...
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