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Where Our Food Comes From: Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine
Where Our Food Comes From Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine
Author: Gary Paul Nabhan
The future of our food depends on tiny seeds in orchards and fields the world over. In 1943, one of the first to recognize this fact, the great botanist Nikolay Vavilov, lay dying of starvation in a Soviet prison. But in the years before Stalin jailed him as a scapegoat for the country?s famines, Vavilov had traveled over five continents, collec...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781610910033
ISBN-10: 1610910036
Publication Date: 4/28/2011
Pages: 266
Edition: 1
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Publisher: Island Press
Book Type: Paperback
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