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"The wild and indigenous cultivated potatoes of South America are of equal interest to the student of plant evolution, the taxonomist and the plant breeder. The use to which they have been put in breeding cultivated potatoes for disease resistance is well known. The South American material, however, in spite of a long series of specialist collecting expeditions, is still very imperfectly known, and the taxonomy and nomenclature are fraught with difficulty. Such a situation invites the attention of monographers and there have been many such, the most recent being D. S. Correll, whose book The potato and its wild relatives was published in 1962 [cf. XXXIII, The senior author of the present volume has been at the forefront of taxonomic research on the South American potatoes for the last thirty years, beginning with his early collecting expeditions and more recently pioneering in such techniques as immunoelectrophoretic analysis." - cabdiect. 525pp plus 150 b/w plates. Tightly bound, pages pristine throughout. The boards and backstrip show very slight shelf wear and are lightly bumped on the corneres. The jacket has darkened on the spine and shows very slight shelf wear at the corners and bottom edge. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Potatoes of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay,...
Año de publicación: 1969
Condición del libro: Very Good
Descripción Oxford University Press, 1969. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 1969 hardcover; dark blue boards with gilt writing on spine; clean text; tight binding; prev owner name inside front cover; no jacket. Nº de ref. de la librería mon0000083785
Descripción Clarendon Press/Oxford, London, England, 1969. Hard Cover. Estado de conservación: Very Good. 8vo - over 73/4" - 93/4" tall. Text clean & bright; binding tight; minimal shelf wear to covers. Only ex-library marks are a bookplate pasted inside front cover, a call number sticker on spine, and three marks inside back cover. 525 pages, plus 150 b&w photographic plates. Ex-University Library. Nº de ref. de la librería S37-005239