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Never out of season : how having the food we want when we want it threatens our food supply and our future

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First edition.

Biologist Rob Dunn takes readers on a tour of our precarious dependence on ten species ranging from bananas to chickens--all of which are just a bug or a virus away from a collapse.

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Lyons Public Library 338.19 DUN (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316260725
  • ISBN: 031626072X
  • Physical Description: vii, 323 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2017.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A banana in every bowl -- An island like ours -- The perfect pathological storm -- Escape is temporary -- My enemy's enemy is my friend -- Chocolate terrorism -- The meltdown of the chocolate ecosystem -- Prospecting for seeds -- The siege -- The grass eaters -- Henry Ford's jungle -- Why we need wild nature -- The Red Queen and the long game -- Fowler's ark -- Grains, guns, and desertification -- Preparing for the flood -- Epilogue: What do I do?
Summary, etc.:
Biologist Rob Dunn takes readers on a tour of our precarious dependence on ten species ranging from bananas to chickens--all of which are just a bug or a virus away from a collapse.
Subject: Food supply.
Food crops.
Food consumption.
Agricultural ecology.
Genre: Nonfiction.


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