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Title Feeding a world population of more than eight billion people [electronic resource] : a challenge to science / edited by J.C. Waterlow [and others].

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press in association with the Rank Prize Funds, 1998.

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Description 1 online resource (xv, 280 pages) : illustrations
Note Based on papers presented at a symposium sponsored by the Rank Prize Funds held in Ferndown, Dorset, United Kingdom, Dec. 6-9, 1996.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contributors; Introductory Remarks; Part I: The Challenge; Part II: Basic Resources and Constraints; Part III: Applications for Science to Increase Yield; Part IV: The Role of Animal Products in Feeding Eight Billion People; Part V: Social Aspects; Index.
Summary This text, based on the proceedings of the 10th International Symposium sponsored by the Nutrition Committee and the Trustees of the Rank Prize Funds in 1996, addresses the question of how to feed a projected world population of 10 billion people a generation from now.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Food supply -- Congresses.
Agricultural innovations -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Computer network resources.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Electronic books.
Added Author Waterlow, J. C. (John Conrad)
Rank Prize Funds.
Other Form: Print version: Feeding a world population of more than eight billion people. New York : Oxford University Press in association with the Rank Prize Funds, 1998 (DLC) 97030064
ISBN 0195354494
9780195354492
9780195113129 (alk. paper)
0195113128 (alk. paper)
1429404426 (electronic bk.)
9781429404426 (electronic bk.)
1280529415
9781280529412
0195113128 (alk. paper)