Tomorrow's Table

Tomorrow's Table : Organic Farming, Genetics, and the Future of Food

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Written as part memoir, part instruction, and part contemplation, Tomorrow's Table argues that a judicious blend of two important strands of agriculture-genetic engineering and organic farming-is key to helping feed the world's growing population in an ecologically balanced manner. Pamela Ronald, a geneticist, and her husband, Raoul Adamchak, an organic farmer, welcome us into their lives for roughly a year, allowing us to look over their shoulders and see what geneticists and organic farmers actually do. We learn how the couple, who share the goal of a sustainable agriculture, work together to tackle such issues as that of farmers trying to produce higher yields without resorting to environmentally hazardous chemicals-a problem that will loom larger as the world's population increases. A colorfully written, insightful look at genetic engineering and organic farming, this book will interest consumers, farmers, and policy makers.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 232 pages
  • 234 x 272 x 16mm | 332g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 7 black and white halftones, 1 line illustration
  • 0195393570
  • 9780195393576
  • 338,748

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Interspersed with nuggets of science, home made recipes (really) and anecdotes. Biologist

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About Pamela C. Ronald

Pamela C. Ronald is a Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology at the University of California, Davis. Raoul Adamchak is the Market-Garden Coordinator at the UC Davis Student Farm.

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