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First the Seed spotlights the history of plant breeding and shows how efforts to control the seed have shaped the emergence of the agricultural biotechnology industry. This second edition of a classic work in the political economy of science includes an extensive, new chapter updating the analysis to include the most recent developments in the struggle over the direction of crop genetic engineering.

1988 Cloth, 1990 Paperback, Cambridge University Press

Winner of the Theodore Saloutos Award of the Agricultural History Society

Winner of the Robert K. Merton Award of the American Sociological Association

Synopsis:

First the Seed spotlights the history of plant breeding and the seed industry, particularly genetically engineered crops. This second edition includes an extensive new chapter on recent controversies.

About the Author

Jack Ralph Kloppenburg Jr. is professor of rural sociology in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780299192440
Editor:
Kleinman, Daniel Lee
Editor:
Handelsman, Jo
Editor:
Handelsman, Jo
Editor:
Kleinman, Daniel Lee
Author:
Kloppenburg, Jack Ralph
Author:
Kloppenburg, Jack Ralph, JR
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Subject:
History
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Agriculture - Agronomy
Subject:
Biotechnology
Subject:
Seed industry and trade.
Subject:
Life Sciences - Botany
Subject:
Plant breeding
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
2
Series:
Science and Technology in Society
Publication Date:
20050331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
468
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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