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Evolution of Crop Plants

Edited By: J Smartt and N Simmonds

496 pages, b/w illustrations, b/w maps, tables


Hardback | Jun 1995 | Edition: 2 | #5043 | ISBN: 0582086434
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NHBS Price: £164.00 $201/€184 approx

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This classic text provides comprehensive coverage of the world's major economically significant crop plants and their wild ancestors. Each chapter gives an introduction, cytotaxonomic background, early history, recent history and prospects for the crop concerned. The book has been thoroughly revised to take into account the new molecular techniques which have provided major advances in knowledge.

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