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Nutzerbericht  - creynolds - LibraryThing

This had some interesting information, especially in the section about potatoes, but it was a little weird too. I really didn't like the section about the tulip -- he reminded me of a middle-school ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - olgalijo - LibraryThing

Very interesting. I learned a lot about the history and evolution of plants. I couldn't bring myself to give it more than three stars though because the narration was a bit too scattered for my taste. Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - hemlokgang - LibraryThing

What an interesting perspective....Take the desire for control, intoxication, beauty, and sweetness.......look at the apple, the tulip, cannabis, and the potato......listen to Michael Pollan's interesting theory that plants manipulate us into helping them survive. Yep....very interesting! Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Sovranty - LibraryThing

Michael Pollan examines human involvement in the evolution of plants via artificial selection. In the attempt to achieve the most desirable fruit of botany - in a sense perfection - humans have slowly ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Popup-ch - LibraryThing

The book explores how humans, through artificial selection, have modified certain plants. Or, seen the other way, how plants have managed to exploit certain human follies in order to propagate their ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - Edith1 - LibraryThing

Pretty interesting, especially the first part, about the evolution of the apple. The last quarter didn't really hold my interest anymore, but that may be my fault rather than the book's. Vollständige Rezension lesen


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