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The Potato: Evolution, Biodiversity & Genetic Resource

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By: JG Hawkes

260 pages, Illus.

Belhaven Press

Paperback | Dec 1990 | #39795 | ISBN: 0852933223
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #6203 | ISBN: 1852930454
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About this book

This is an expanded, rewritten and updated edition of Professor Hawkes' definitive botany of the tuber-bearing solanums (potatoes), last revised in 1963. There are descriptions of over 220 species, giving full details of taxonomy, characteristics and range. Introductory chapters cover history, breeding and genetics, cytology and evolution, ecological and geographical distribution.

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