Arizona-based geographer Gary Paul Nabhan retraces the seed collecting travels of Russian scientist Nikolay Vavilov, and reflects on the contemporary state of our global “centers of crop diversification”and their importance to global food security.
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Other useful sites relating to this book:
Island Press promotional video for “Where our Food Comes From”
“The Origins of Agriculture and Crop Domestication” Proceedings of the Harlan Symposium, May 1997, Aleppo, Syria
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