Check out the book "First the Seed:The Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology,
1492-2000" by Jack Kloppenburg, 1988, Cambridge University Press. He thoroughly
examines the transition of replenishing seed from the farm to buying seed -- mostly
in the United States. It's a great book.
> Date: Mon, 13 Jul 1998 18:35:07 -0500
> From: Greta Anderson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: history
> 1. Can anyone tell me when, and where, field-rotation farming was
> first used extensively?
> 2. Is there anything written anywhere about the transition in the
> States from saved seed to buy-new-every-year seed--as far as grain
> crops go?
> Thanks alot!
> Greta Anderson
> 409 Ronalds St.
> Iowa City, IA 52245
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