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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 187–221.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Margaret E. Derry Abstract This article deals with transformations in beef cattle breeding practices in North America from 1950 to 2000, and the implication of these changes across the Western world. It was a period of profound adjustment for beef cattle breeders, involving battles over genetic...
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Agricultural History (2020) 94 (3): 324–361.
Published: 01 July 2020
...Margaret E. Derry Abstract In the twentieth century a conflict arose between geneticists and practical breeders over which theory of heredity should direct animal breeding strategies and methods. Two different approaches existed and competed with each other over how to develop a breeding...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (1): 121–145.
Published: 01 February 2023
... varieties for use in beer. In contrast with the brewing industry that turned toward mechanization and industrial advancements in the twentieth century, the English hop breeding program steadily relied on hand-pollinating characteristic of Mendelian genetics. Crossbreeding, or hybridization, of hops...
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Published: 01 May 2023
figure 5. Game breeding attracted interest from sporting good suppliers like Abercrombie and Fitch, who touted wildlife propagation as good business in addition to sensible conservation. Advertisement, Game Breeder , April 1912, 31. More
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Agricultural History (2022) 96 (1-2): 313–315.
Published: 01 May 2022
...Margaret E. Derry The conclusion provides overviews on breeding from a general and international point of view by using the Dutch example to show how science interacts with traditional breeding. In doing so, the author confirms that this book is more than a study of Dutch agriculture...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 54–77.
Published: 01 January 2018
...; and, second, that a centuries-old breeding method can adopt twenty-first-century biotechnology to support the historic structure of purebred breeding. Shorthorn breeders attempted to hold their slipping position within the purebred beef cattle world by utilizing biotechnology to re-enforce the nineteenth...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (1): 24–53.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Bert Theunissen Abstract This article analyzes the postwar transformation of the Dutch Warmblood farm horse into a riding horse. It gives special attention to the farmers’ practical breeding methods and to the role that scientists and government policymakers played in the transformation process...
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Agricultural History (2011) 85 (1): 112–113.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Jonathan Harwood Hybrid: The History and Science of Plant Breeding . By Noel Kingsbury . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2009 . 512 pp., $35.00 , hardback, ISBN 978-0-226-437040-0 . © the Agricultural History Society, 2011 2011 Agricultural History Winter cooking...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (2): 272–273.
Published: 01 April 2008
...George B. Ellenberg Horses in Society: A Story of Animal Breeding and Marketing Culture, 1800-1920 . Margaret E. Derry . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 Global/Comparative AgriculturHalistory Spring Horses inSocietyA: StoryofAnimal BreedingandMarketingCulture, 1800...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 384–410.
Published: 01 July 2009
...-breeding was well tailored to the conditions of Mexican agriculture.Once the MAP was up and running, however, it became apparent that the task of getting new varieties and cultivation practices to small farmers was going to be difficult. Needing to make some kind of impact quickly, MAP staff chose...
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Agricultural History (2010) 84 (2): 277–278.
Published: 01 April 2010
...Erica Hannickel The Garden of Invention: Luther Burbank and the Business of Breeding Plants . Jane S. Smith . © 2010 Agricultural History Society 2010 2010 Book Reviews returnys ieldsnumbersthatleave one wonderingexactlywhat"significant" means(even...
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Agricultural History (2016) 90 (1): 122–123.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ann Norton Greene Masterminding Nature: The Breeding of Animals, 1750–2010 . By Margaret E. Derry . Toronto : University of Toronto , 2015 . 320 pp., $32.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-4426-2652-2. © 2016 Agricultural History Society 2016 Agricultural History Winter the page...
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Agricultural History (2005) 79 (1): 50–73.
Published: 01 January 2005
... ), 7 "College Regents," Pullman Herald , May 9 , 1891 , 1 : 2 Earl N. Bressman, "Spillman’s Work on Plant Breeding," Science76 (Sept. 23,1932): 273 William J. Spillman , "Forage Plants in Washington," Bulletin 41 (Washington State Agricultural College and School of Science...
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Agricultural History (2003) 77 (4): 619–620.
Published: 01 October 2003
...Philip L. Frana Genetic Prehistory in Selective Breeding: A Prelude to Mendel . Roger J. Wood and Vítěslav Orel . Copyright 2003 Agricultural History Society 2003 Book Reviews / 619 abundantly throughout the text. Nevertheless, Frederic provides a useful account of a neglected...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (4): 580–609.
Published: 01 November 2023
... of purity's role in animal breeding over the nineteenth century and an assessment of the theoretical foundations of Francis Galton's eugenics. The article argues that the shared concern with pedigree keeping, which characterized both purebred breeding and eugenics, made it easy for historians to assume...
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Agricultural History (2018) 92 (2): 275–277.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Brett Bannor The Herds Shot Round the World: Native Breeds and the British Empire, 1800–1900 . By Rebecca J. H. Woods . Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press , 2017 . 250 pp., $32.95 , paperback, ISBN 978-1-4696-3466-1 . © 2018 Agricultural History Society 2018...
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Agricultural History (2008) 82 (1): 107.
Published: 01 January 2008
...Bert L. Moore The Best of Breeds: A History of Welsh Black Cattle . Jenny Buckton . Copyright 2008 Agricultural History Society 2008 2008 BookReviews The Best of Breeds: A History ofWelsh Black Cattle. By Jenny Buckton. Llandysul, Wales: Gomer Press, 2004. 166 pp., $29.99, hardback...
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Agricultural History (2009) 83 (3): 420–421.
Published: 01 July 2009
...Margaret E. Deny AgriculturHalistory Summer Breeds of Empire:The "Invention"of theHorse in SoutheastAsia and SouthernAfrica, 1500-1950. By Greg Bankoff and Sandra Swart. Copenhagen: Nordic Instituteof Asian Studies Press,2007. 272 pp., $25.00,paperback,ISBN 978-87-7694-021-8. Breedsof Empireis...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (3): 448–477.
Published: 01 August 2023
...Leo Chu Abstract This article studies the Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC) in Taiwan. It begins with the Sino-American Joint Commission on Rural Reconstruction (JCRR), a US-funded agency championing plant breeding and land reform. Capitalizing on Japanese colonial legacy...
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Agricultural History (2023) 97 (2): 273–310.
Published: 01 May 2023
... breeding program, and wheat became the centerpiece of the Green Revolution beginning in the 1960s. This article reveals that the environmental origins of the MAP's wheat program lay in combating a plant disease fungus commonly known as wheat rust, which harmed farmers in both northern Mexico and the US...
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