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Crop variety improvement and its effect on productivity

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contains 23 essays on the subject of the Green Revolution, during the early 1960s, as an effect of the development on improved, fertilizer-responsive varietis of wheat and rice in Asia and Latin America. A Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) and other Institutions have worked over 5 years and this work provides the most cvomprehensive documentation of crop genetic improvement impacts to-date, covering the production and diffusion of 11 important CGIAR mandate food and feed crops in developing countries from 1960 to 1990. xxv + 522 pages, Index pp. 499-522. With many b/w graphs and illustrations. Bound in green paper on hard boards. Lower corners of both covers are bumped. Covers are rubbed. Ex-library copy, so usual shelf-marks and labels on the spine and on the initial endpaper. In good condition.

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Author(s):
Evenson, R. E. and Gollin, D. (editors)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
6 1/4 " x 9 1/2"
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851995497
ISBN-13:
9780851995496
Number of pages:
522
Publisher:
CABI
Title:
Crop Variety Improvement and its Effect on Productivity. The IMpact of International Agricultural Research

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contains 23 essays on the subject of the Green Revolution, during the early 1960s, as an effect of the development on improved, fertilizer-responsive varietis of wheat and rice in Asia and Latin America. A Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) and other Institutions have worked over 5 years and this work provides the most cvomprehensive documentation of crop genetic improvement impacts to-date, covering the production and diffusion of 11 important CGIAR mandate food and feed crops in developing countries from 1960 to 1990. xxv + 522 pages, Index pp. 499-522. With many b/w graphs and illustrations. Bound in green paper on hard boards. Lower corners of both covers are bumped. Covers are rubbed. Ex-library copy, so usual shelf-marks and labels on the spine and on the initial endpaper. In good condition.

Author(s):
Evenson, R. E. and Gollin, D. (editors)
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
6 1/4 " x 9 1/2"
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0851995497
ISBN-13:
9780851995496
Number of pages:
522
Publisher:
CABI
Title:
Crop Variety Improvement and its Effect on Productivity. The IMpact of International Agricultural Research

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