The Garden of Invention: Luther Burbank and the Business of Breeding Plants

The Garden of Invention: Luther Burbank and the Business of Breeding Plants

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The wide-ranging and delightful history of celebrated plant breeder Luther Burbank and the business of farm and garden in early twentieth- century America

At no other time in history has there been more curiosity or concern about the food we eat-and genetically modified foods, in particular, have become both pervasive and suspect. A century ago, however, Luther Burbank's blight-resistant potatoes, white blackberries, and plumcots-a plum-apricot hybrid-were celebrated… (more)

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Publisher: Penguin (April 16, 2009)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 3.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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