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Truth in Fruit

Emily Pawley

in The Nature of the Future: Agriculture, Science, and Capitalism in the Antebellum North

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780226693835
eISBN:
9780226693972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226693972.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Chapter 7 examines how new improving organisms, fruit trees, moved into the landscape through commercial networks. Between 1820 and 1850, fruit landscapes changed dramatically—semi-wild seedlings ... More


Life Cycle Ecophysiology of Osmia Mason Bees Used as Crop Pollinators

Jordi Bosch, Fabio Sgolastra, and William P. Kemp

in Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195316957
eISBN:
9780199871575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316957.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Several solitary bee species in the genus Osmia have been studied as potential pollinators of fruit trees and other early-blooming crops. Methods to manage large populations in agro-ecosystems have ... More


The Fruit-Garden

John A. Stempien and John Linstrom (eds)

in The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501740237
eISBN:
9781501740275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501740237.003.0032
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The close relation with a fruit tree and its home-production, "is one of the sacred associations" for Bailey in this chapter. This chapter also gives a brief overview of the history of late ... More


Fruit trees and nuts

Daniel Zohary, Ehud Weiss, and Maria Hopf*

in Domestication of Plants in the Old World: The origin and spread of domesticated plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199549061
eISBN:
9780191810046
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199549061.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

This chapter focuses on the different aspects of fruit-tree domestication, and its difference with grain crop agriculture. Grains and crops can be moved from one place to another after the harvest, ... More


The Feminization of Chance

Edith Wharton and Crystal Eastman

in Accident Society: Fiction, Collectivity, and the Production of Chance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804775359
eISBN:
9780804778459
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804775359.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter examines the industrial accident crisis that arose in the early twentieth century by offering a reading of Edith Wharton's 1907 novel, The Fruit of the Tree in relation to Crystal ... More


The evolution of a cultural heritage

John D. Thompson

in Plant Evolution in the Mediterranean: Insights for conservation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198835141
eISBN:
9780191872884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835141.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Plant Sciences and Forestry

The origins of the cultivation and domestication of many fruit, legume, and cereal crops can be traced to the eastern fringe of the Mediterranean region where the ‘Fertile Crescent’ blends into the ... More


Gardens, Wild Foods, Fish and Hunting

C. M. Woolgar

in The Culture of Food in England 1200–1500

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780300181913
eISBN:
9780300182361
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300181913.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter begins by discussing the importance of gardens in the medieval food culture. Gardens, like fields, were crucial to the supply of food, and passing on a knowledge of plants and their ... More


Macroeconomic Shortcuts

Kartik B. Athreya

in Big Ideas in Macroeconomics: A Nontechnical View

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019736
eISBN:
9780262314404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019736.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

Why do macroeconomists usually work with models that seem, to many, to be ridiculous simplifications of reality that stress mathematical coherence over economic substance? This chapter addresses ... More


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