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Feeding a world population of more than eight billion people : a challenge to science / edited by J.C. Waterlow [and others].

Waterlow, J. C. (John Conrad) (Added Author). Rank Prize Funds. (Added Author).
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Subject: Food supply > Congresses.
Agricultural innovations > Congresses.
Genre: Electronic books.
Computer network resources.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 0195354494
  • ISBN: 9780195354492
  • ISBN: 9780195113129
  • ISBN: 0195113128
  • ISBN: 1429404426
  • ISBN: 9781429404426
  • ISBN: 1280529415
  • ISBN: 9781280529412
  • ISBN: 9786610529414
  • ISBN: 6610529418
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xv, 280 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press in association with the Rank Prize Funds, 1998.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Contributors; Introductory Remarks; Part I: The Challenge; Part II: Basic Resources and Constraints; Part III: Applications for Science to Increase Yield; Part IV: The Role of Animal Products in Feeding Eight Billion People; Part V: Social Aspects; Index.
Summary: This text, based on the proceedings of the 10th International Symposium sponsored by the Nutrition Committee and the Trustees of the Rank Prize Funds in 1996, addresses the question of how to feed a projected world population of 10 billion people a generation from now.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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