Where Our Food Comes From Retracing Nikolay Vavilov's Quest to End Famine

ISBN-10: 1610910036

ISBN-13: 9781610910033

Edition: 2011

Authors: Gary Paul Nabhan

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Book details

List price: $26.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Island Press
Publication date: 3/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 264
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

He is a prize-winning author & naturalist, lives in Tucson, where he is director of conservation biology at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum & cofounder of Native Seeds/Search.

Foreword
The Art Museum and the Seed Bank
The Hunger Artist and the Horn of Plenty
Melting Glaciers and Waves of Grain: The Pamirs
Drought and the Decline of Variety: The Po Valley
From Breadbasket to Basket Case: The Levant
Date Palm Oases and Desert Crops: The Maghreb
Finding Food in Famine's Wake: Ethiopia
Apples and Boomtown Growth: Kazakhstan
Rediscovering America and Surviving the Dust Bowl: The U.S. Southwest
Logged Forests and Lost Seeds: The Sierra Madre
Deep into the Tropical Forests of the Amazon
The Last Expedition
Epilogue
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Index
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