People, Plants and Genes: The Story of Crops and Humanity

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the complex story of human-plant interactions, from the hunter-gatherers of the Palaeolithic Era, through to the 21st century and the molecular genetic manipulation of crops. It links the latest advances in molecular genetics with the science and history of plant domestication, the evolution of plant breeding, and the implications of this new knowledge for both the agriculture of today and the future. Modern societies still rely on plants for most of their food needs, not to ...

People, Plants and Genes: The Story of Crops and Humanity 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199207138

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People, Plants and Genes: The Story of Crops and Humanity 2007, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199207145

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