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World food : production and use / Alfred R. Conklin, Jr., Thomas Stilwell.

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Subject: Food supply > Textbooks.
Agriculture > Textbooks.
Nutrition > Textbooks.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780470168721
  • ISBN: 0470168722
  • ISBN: 9780470168714
  • ISBN: 0470168714
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 445 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, ©2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 1 representative farms from around the world; 2 human nutrition; 3 grain crops; 4 vegetables; 5 root crops; 6 fruits, berries, and nuts; 7 farm animals and fish; 8 climate and food production; 9 soils and water; 10 raw materials of agriculture; 11 increasing food supplies; 12 genetically modified crops and animals.
Summary: A comprehensive look at food production and consumption worldwide. This global overview of agriculture discusses all of the primary aspects of food production and relates that information to human nutritional needs.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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