Encyclopedia of Seeds: Science, Technology and Uses (Hardback)
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Encyclopedia of Seeds: Science, Technology and Uses (Hardback)

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Hardback 900 Pages / Published: 19/10/2006
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This is the first scholarly reference work to cover all the major scientific themes and facets of the subject of seeds. It outlines the latest fundamental biological knowledge about seeds, together with the principles of agricultural seed processing, storage and sowing, the food and industrial uses of seeds, and the roles of seeds in history, economies and cultures. With contributions from 110 expert authors worldwide, the editors have created 560 authoritative articles, illustrated with plentiful tables, figures, black-and-white and colour photographs, suggested further reading matter and 670 supplementary definitions. The contents are alphabetically arranged and cross-referenced to connect related entries.

Publisher: CABI Publishing
ISBN: 9780851997230
Number of pages: 900
Weight: 3252 g
Dimensions: 244 x 172 x 47 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This is comprehensive work, covering all the main subjects of seed science...well edited."--Acta Physiol Plant
"[T]his single hardcover volume is a masterful and useful compilation of information about and related to seeds."--Reference Reviews
"[I]f you only buy one seed book then it should be this encyclopedia."--Annals of Botany

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