Viking in the Wheat Field: A Scientist's Struggle to Preserve the World's Harvestby Susan Dworkin
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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