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Evolution made to order : plant breeding and technological innovation in twentieth-century America / Helen Anne Curry.

Author:
Curry, Helen Anne [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
  • Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2016.
  • ©2016
Description:
x, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-280) and index.
Contents:
Mutation theories -- An unsolved problem -- Speeding up evolution -- X-rays in the lab and field -- Industrial evolution -- Artificial tetraploidy -- Evolution to order -- Better evolution through chemistry -- Tinkering technologists -- The flower manufacturers -- Radiation revisited -- Mutation politics -- An atomic-age experiment station -- Atomic gardens -- The peaceful atom in global agriculture.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 9780226390086 ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • 022639008X ((hardcover ; : alkaline paper))
  • ((electronic book))
LCCN:
2015047402
OCLC:
931476568
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