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The Resource The garden of invention : Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants, Jane S. Smith

The garden of invention : Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants, Jane S. Smith

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The garden of invention : Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants
Title
The garden of invention
Title remainder
Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants
Statement of responsibility
Jane S. Smith
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A chronicle of the life of the celebrated plant breeder evaluates the ways in which his achievements influenced the agricultural industry in early twentieth-century America, in a history that discusses the formative years of bioengineering and agribusiness as they were directly shaped by Burbank's gardening accomplishments
Summary
A chronicle of the life of the celebrated plant breeder evaluates the ways in which his achievements influenced the agricultural industry in early twentieth-century America, in a history that discusses the formative years of bioengineering and agribusiness as they were directly shaped by Burbank's gardening accomplishments
Biography type
individual biography
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317675
Cataloging source
FMU
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Smith, Jane S
Dewey number
  • 630.92
  • 920
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Burbank, Luther
  • Plant breeders
  • Plant breeding
  • Burbank, Luther
  • Plant breeders
  • Plant breeding
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants
Label
The garden of invention : Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants, Jane S. Smith
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nature in an age of invention -- The lucky spud -- The second gold rush -- Faster, better, sweeter -- A personal interlude -- Marketing the new creation -- The philosopher in the orchard, the scientist in the pea patch -- California boosters and the ivory tower -- The Carnegie Institution seal of approval -- The training of the human plant -- Learning from Luther Burbank -- The Corn Palace and the empire of the prickly pear -- The meeting of the masters -- The garden of beautiful thoughts -- Transplanting the legacy -- The creator's art -- The garden as intellectual property
Control code
ocn972350220
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9780143116899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)972350220
Label
The garden of invention : Luther Burbank and the business of breeding plants, Jane S. Smith
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-343) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Nature in an age of invention -- The lucky spud -- The second gold rush -- Faster, better, sweeter -- A personal interlude -- Marketing the new creation -- The philosopher in the orchard, the scientist in the pea patch -- California boosters and the ivory tower -- The Carnegie Institution seal of approval -- The training of the human plant -- Learning from Luther Burbank -- The Corn Palace and the empire of the prickly pear -- The meeting of the masters -- The garden of beautiful thoughts -- Transplanting the legacy -- The creator's art -- The garden as intellectual property
Control code
ocn972350220
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
354 pages
Isbn
9780143116899
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)972350220

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