Chasing centuries : the search for ancient agave cultivars across the wilds of Desert Southwest (Book, 2019) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Chasing centuries : the search for ancient agave cultivars across the wilds of Desert Southwest

Author: Ron Parker
Publisher: San Diego, California : Sunbelt Publications, Inc., 2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Parker
ISBN: 9781941384480 194138448X
OCLC Number: 1049576689
Description: pages cm
Contents: Regional Pre-Columbian cultures --
Dry farming techniques and ancient agave cultivation --
Traditional agave use --
A brief introduction to agaves --
Naturally occurring agaves --
Pre-Columbian agave cultivars --
The chase --
Impact on naturally occurring agaves --
Cultivation of naturally occurring agaves --
Inevitable extinction.
Responsibility: by Ron Parker.
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Agaves are living history

by Agave.Cat (WorldCat user published 2019-02-01) Excellent Permalink

Whether you are an agave enthusiast or have a passion for anthropology of the American Southwest, Chasing Centuries provides an informative and visually stunning synthesis of both disciplines. A longtime devotee of the genus, Parker has done the research and fieldwork, culminating in a beautifully...
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