First the Seed The Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology
Edition: 2nd 2004
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Description: First the Seed spotlights the history of plant breeding and shows how efforts to control the seed have shaped the emergence of the agricultural biotechnology industry. This second edition of a classic work in the political economy of science includes an extensive, new chapter updating the analysis to include the most recent developments in the struggle over the direction of crop genetic engineering. 1988 Cloth, 1990 Paperback, Cambridge University Press Winner of the Theodore Saloutos Award of the Agricultural History Society Winner of the Robert K. Merton Award of the American Sociological Association
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date: 3/16/2005
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.25" tall
|Science, agriculture, and social change|
|The genetic foundation of American agriculture|
|Public science ascendant : plant breeding comes of age|
|Heterosis and the social division of labor|
|Plant breeders' rights and the social division of labor : historical perspective|
|Seeds of struggle : plant genetic resources in the world system|
|Outdoing evolution : biotechnology, botany, and business|
|Directions for deployment|
|Still the seed : plant biotechnology in the twenty-first century|