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Product Description: The potato has a larger story to tell than its humble status suggests. In this fascinating account of the potato and its role in human history—and the human future—James Lang tells that story. Combining biology and social science, he describes the origins of cultivated potatoes and how they spread as a staple throughout the world; the many ways to propagate, store, and harvest potatoes; and the crop’s potential for feeding a hungry planet...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By James Lang and Hubert G. Zandstra (foreword by)

Hardcover:

9781585441389 | 1 edition (Texas A & M Univ Pr, December 1, 2001), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: The potato has a larger story to tell than its humble status suggests.

Paperback:

9781585441549 | 1 edition (Texas A & M Univ Pr, December 1, 2001), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: The potato has a larger story to tell than its humble status suggests.

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Product Description: Rice is the food crop the world depends on most. In Feeding a Hungry Planet, James Lang demonstrates how research has benefited rice growers and increased production. He describes the life cycle of a rice crop and explains how research is conducted and how the results end up growing in a farmer's field...read more

Hardcover:

9780807822845 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Rice is the food crop the world depends on most.

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Product Description: Rice is the food crop the world depends on most. In Feeding a Hungry Planet, James Lang demonstrates how research has benefited rice growers and increased production. He describes the life cycle of a rice crop and explains how research is conducted and how the results end up growing in a farmer's field...read more

Paperback:

9780807845936 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, October 1, 1996, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Rice is the food crop the world depends on most.

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Product Description: This optimistic view of three Latin American countries describes community health programs and rural extension projects through the people who do the work. They explain how credit is organized, describe the routines at health posts, and discuss crops and cooperatives...read more

Hardcover:

9780807817537 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, April 1, 1988, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: This optimistic view of three Latin American countries describes community health programs and rural extension projects through the people who do the work.

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Product Description: This optimistic view of three Latin American countries describes community health programs and rural extension projects through the people who do the work. They explain how credit is organized, describe the routines at health posts, and discuss crops and cooperatives...read more

Paperback:

9780807841952 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, March 1, 1988, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: This optimistic view of three Latin American countries describes community health programs and rural extension projects through the people who do the work.

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