By Somervill, Barbara A.
This book explores vegetables from ancient times to the present when modern technology plays an important role. It is part of the series The Technology of Farming. Rice, wheat, corn and other grains are discussed here from early history to modern farming techniques. Non-food products made from grains are also mentioned. There is also a section on hybrids and biotechnology. Full color photographs illustrate the text and the question and answer format makes it easy to locate information. The table of contents and the glossary and index in back can help readers find specific information.