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Harlan's Crops and Man. People, Plants and Their Domestication. Edition No. 3. ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Books

  • ID: 5178972
  • Book
  • May 2021
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
The third edition of Harlan's Crops and Man maintains the structure of the previous works and most of Dr. Harlan’s user friendly text, but adds recently discovered information, corrects errors in previous volumes where needed, fills in gaps in utilization of wild species and landraces, explores mechanisms of transforming a wild plant into a domesticate, expands the section on germplasm preservation, and adds information about multiple crops in the Near East and Africa, as was done for the Far East and Americas in the second edition. Importantly, this edition reintroduces the subject of crop plant evolution to new students of crop science.
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Chapter 1 Prologue the Golden Age

Chapter 2 Views on Agricultural Origins

Chapter 3 What is a Crop?

Chapter 4 What is a Weed?

Chapter 5 Classification of Cultivated Plants

Chapter 6 The Dynamics of Domestication

Chapter 7 Space, Time, and Variation

Chapter 8 The Near East

Chapter 9  Indigenous African Agriculture

Chapter 10 The Far East

Chapter 11 The Americas

Chapter 12 Epilogue: Who’s In Charge Here?

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Tom Stalker
Marilyn Warburton
Jack Harlan
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