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Author Castaldo, Nancy F. (Nancy Fusco), 1962- author.
Title The story of seeds : from Mendel's garden to your plate, and how there's more of less to eat around the world / Nancy F. Castaldo.
Pub Info New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016.
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Descript 136 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 1110L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG+ 7.6 4 4 179469
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Seeds at risk -- Seed pioneers -- Spoils of war -- Variety is the spice of life -- The new genetics -- A return to heirlooms -- The ultimate safety net -- Hope and action -- Call to action.
Summary "With the growth of genetically modified foods, the use of many seeds is dwindling--of 80,000 edible plants, only about 150 are being cultivated. With a global cast of men and women, scientists and laypeople, and photographic documentation, Nancy Castaldo chronicles where our food comes from, and more importantly, where it is going as she digs deeper into the importance of seeds in our world"
Subject Food crops -- Seeds.
Agrobiodiversity conservation.
Sustainable agriculture.
ISBN 0544320239
9780544320239 (hardcover)
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