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The Resource The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food, Janisse Ray

The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food, Janisse Ray

Label
The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food
Title
The seed underground
Title remainder
a growing revolution to save food
Statement of responsibility
Janisse Ray
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the loss of fruit and vegetable varieties and the genetically modified industrial monocultures being used today, shares the author's personal experiences growing, saving, and swapping seeds, and deconstructs the politics and genetics of seeds
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
Dewey number
631.5/21
Index
index present
LC call number
SB117.3
LC item number
.R39 2012
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SB117.3
NAL item number
.R39 2012
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
Label
The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food, Janisse Ray
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-211), filmography (p. 211) , 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
More gardens, less gas -- A brief history of industrial agriculture -- Me growing up -- Sycamore -- What is broken -- A rind is a terrible thing to waste -- Losing the Conch cowpea -- Hooking up -- Sylvia's garden -- Keeping preacher beans alive -- Oakreez -- The poet who saved seed -- The anatomy of inflorescence: a quick lesson -- Red earth -- Pilgrimage to Mecca -- The pollinator -- The bad genie is out of the bottle -- Tomato man -- How to save tomato seeds -- Sweet potato queen -- Keener corn -- Getting the conch back -- Winning the mustaprovince -- Basic seed saving -- Seeds will make you a thief -- Gifts -- Seed banking -- Grassroots resistance -- Public breeding, private profit -- Breed your own -- Wheat anarchists -- A vanishing plant wisdom -- Stop walking around doing nothing -- Last stand
Control code
ocn759171799
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 217 pages
Isbn
9781603583077
Lccn
2012014556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)759171799
Label
The seed underground : a growing revolution to save food, Janisse Ray
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-211), filmography (p. 211) , 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
More gardens, less gas -- A brief history of industrial agriculture -- Me growing up -- Sycamore -- What is broken -- A rind is a terrible thing to waste -- Losing the Conch cowpea -- Hooking up -- Sylvia's garden -- Keeping preacher beans alive -- Oakreez -- The poet who saved seed -- The anatomy of inflorescence: a quick lesson -- Red earth -- Pilgrimage to Mecca -- The pollinator -- The bad genie is out of the bottle -- Tomato man -- How to save tomato seeds -- Sweet potato queen -- Keener corn -- Getting the conch back -- Winning the mustaprovince -- Basic seed saving -- Seeds will make you a thief -- Gifts -- Seed banking -- Grassroots resistance -- Public breeding, private profit -- Breed your own -- Wheat anarchists -- A vanishing plant wisdom -- Stop walking around doing nothing -- Last stand
Control code
ocn759171799
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 217 pages
Isbn
9781603583077
Lccn
2012014556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)759171799

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