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The Resource The end of plenty : the race to feed a crowded world, Joel K. Bourne Jr

The end of plenty : the race to feed a crowded world, Joel K. Bourne Jr

Label
The end of plenty : the race to feed a crowded world
Title
The end of plenty
Title remainder
the race to feed a crowded world
Statement of responsibility
Joel K. Bourne Jr
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Looks at the state of the food supply and food security in a world of rapidly expanding population, outlining the tremendous challenges humanity faces in the near future, and the scientists and farmers working to meet them in the face of a changing climate
Tone
Writing style
Award
ALA Notable Book, 2016.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10430520
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
363.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the race to feed a crowded world
Label
The end of plenty : the race to feed a crowded world, Joel K. Bourne Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The erstwhile agronomist -- The curse -- Famine's lethal lessons -- The Green Revolution : food, sex, and war -- The plight of the Punjab -- China : landraces and Lamborghinis -- Food, fuel, and profit -- The gauntlet -- The Blue Revolution -- Back in the USSR -- The blooming desert -- Magic seeds : feeding shareholders or the world? -- Organic agriculture : feeding the rich or enriching the poor? -- The Malawi miracle -- The grand "Desiderata."
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9780393079531
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2015001552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)891611029
Label
The end of plenty : the race to feed a crowded world, Joel K. Bourne Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-392) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The erstwhile agronomist -- The curse -- Famine's lethal lessons -- The Green Revolution : food, sex, and war -- The plight of the Punjab -- China : landraces and Lamborghinis -- Food, fuel, and profit -- The gauntlet -- The Blue Revolution -- Back in the USSR -- The blooming desert -- Magic seeds : feeding shareholders or the world? -- Organic agriculture : feeding the rich or enriching the poor? -- The Malawi miracle -- The grand "Desiderata."
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
408 pages
Isbn
9780393079531
Isbn Type
(hb)
Lccn
2015001552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)891611029

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