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Author Kloppenburg, Jack Ralph
Title First the Seed : The Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology, 1492-2000
Imprint Madison : University of Wisconsin Press, 2005
©2005
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Edition 2nd ed
Descript 1 online resource (450 pages)
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Series Science and Technology in Society Ser
Science and Technology in Society Ser
Note Intro -- Contents -- List of tables -- List of figures -- Preface to the second edition -- Preface to the first edition -- Acknowledgments -- Lists of abbreviations -- 1. Introduction -- 2. Science, agriculture, and social change -- 3. The genetic foundation of American agriculture -- 4. Public science ascendant: plant breeding comes of age -- 5. Heterosis and the social division of labor -- 6. Plant breeders' rights and the social division of labor: historical perspective -- 7. Seeds of struggle -- plant genetic resources in the world system -- 8. Outdoing evolution: biotechnology, botany, and business -- 9. Directions for deployment -- 10. Conclusion -- 11. Still the seed: plant biotechnology in the twenty-first century -- Notes -- References -- Index
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kloppenburg, Jack Ralph First the Seed : The Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology, 1492-2000 Madison : University of Wisconsin Press,c2005 9780299192440
Subject Seed industry and trade -- United States.;Plant breeding -- United States.;Plant biotechnology -- United States.;Seed industry and trade.;Plant breeding.;Plant biotechnology
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