Pecans: The Story in a Nutshell

Pecans: The Story in a Nutshell

by Jane Manaster


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780896726406
Publisher: Texas Tech University Press
Publication date: 01/28/2008
Series: Grover E. Murray Studies in the American Southwest
Pages: 104
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

A freelance writer and geographer, Jane Manaster lives in Austin, Texas. She is the author of several works, including Horned Lizards (TTUP, 2002) and Javelinas (TTUP, 2006).

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xi Introduction and Range 1 Botanical Niche 7 History 13 Cultivation and Improvement 23 Texas: A Case Study 40 Orchards 52 Animal Predators 60 The Pecan Industry 67 Nutrition 77 Recipes 82 Conclusion 96 Resources 101

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