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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (5): 604–615.
Published: 01 November 2018
... Johannsen (1857–1927) history of statistics history of genetics racial anthropology anthropometry plant breeding Indian Territories STAFFAN MU¨LLER-WILLE* Making and Unmaking Populations ABSTRACT Statistics derives its power from classifying data and comparing the resulting dis- tributions. In this...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2018) 48 (1): 1–23.
Published: 01 February 2018
... as a plant breeding technique. During the 1960s and 1970s, the creation of somatic hybrids through cell fusion promised a new era of crop improvement. Yet the promises of somatic hybridization were instead fulfilled by advances in recombinant DNA technology. Rather than cast somatic hybridization as...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2017) 47 (1): 76–106.
Published: 01 February 2017
... and landscape transformation within a corporate political economy. The history of the Alcobaça Forest Station is an important example of fascist institution building. © 2017 by the Regents of the University of California 2017 forestry cork fascism history of genetics plant breeding...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2016) 46 (2): 119–153.
Published: 01 April 2016
...Helen Anne Curry This paper explores the nature of scientific research and innovation at the intersection of technological systems via a study of atomic age plant breeding. I show how the well-established framework of “large technological systems” can be deployed to understand research dynamics in...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (4): 457–498.
Published: 01 November 2010
... Cââmara plant breeding wheat hybrids pure lines Agriculture Experiment Station centers of circulation labscapes | 457 Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 40, Number 4, pps. 457 498. ISSN 1939-1811, elec- tronic ISSN 1939-182X. © 2010 by the Regents of the University of California...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (4): 532–568.
Published: 01 November 2010
... University of California genetics plant breeding France World War II biopolitics pure line 532 | Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences, Vol. 40, Number 4, pps. 532 568. ISSN 1939-1811, elec- tronic ISSN 1939-182X. © 2010 by the Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved...
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Historical Studies in the Natural Sciences (2010) 40 (4): 569–603.
Published: 01 November 2010
... use of high-quality seed——-and show that while farmers as a whole probably gained from these measures, peasants appear not to have benefited differentially. In the third section I examine agricultural officials' attempts to establish a "division of labor" between public-sector plant breeding...