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Potatoes (White)

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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... applications (Messer 1996). Resurgent – and more virulent – forms of late blight, as well as coevolving virus and beetle pests, are the targets of integrated pest management that combines new...

Maize

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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...Maize (Zea mays L.), a member of the grass family Poaceae (synonym Gramineae), is the most important human dietary cereal grain in Latin America and Africa and the second most abundant cultivated cereal worldwide. Originating in varying...

Hunger and Famine Worldwide

The Handbook of Food Research

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

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... framework that considers food shortage at the national level, food poverty at the household level, and food deprivation at the individual level (see De Rose, Messer, and Millman 1998 ). This tripartite hunger...

Culinary History

The Cambridge World History of Food

© Cambridge University Press, 2000

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... to the public sphere, however, are found in Catharine Beecher’s writings (and schools) of domestic science (Beecher 1869; Sklar 1973) and in the New England Kitchen, established by Ellen Richards and her Boston associates as a place where immigrants...