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Viking in the Wheat Field: A Scientist's Struggle to Preserve the World's Harvest
     

Viking in the Wheat Field: A Scientist's Struggle to Preserve the World's Harvest

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by Susan Dworkin
 

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ISBN-10: 0802717403

ISBN-13: 2900802717404

Pub. Date: 11/24/2009

Publisher: Walker & Company

For thirty years, Danish plant scientist Bent Skovmand served as adviser to dozens of countries and hunted for seeds with genes to resist disease and such environmental stresses as drought, flooding, and global warming. In an era when multinational corporations often jealously guarded patents on plant breeding, Skovmand fought to keep his seed bank a free, open

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The Viking in the Wheat Field: A Scientist's Struggle to Preserve the World's Harvest 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
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Price at B&N Amazon paperback $11.86 $8.22 ebook $14.30 $2.73 It's no wonder readers get outraged at the ebooks when they are quite a bit more expensive than the paperback, and the equivalent Amazon books. While it sounds like an interesting book, the Nookbook price is a real turn-off.