Article ID: CBB500275953

Mendelism and the Promise of A New Agriculture, 1900-1945 (2017)

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The question of how much, if any, Mendelian theory contributed to rise in agricultural productivity in western, industrialized countries in the early question has been the subject of much debate. This paper addresses the question by examining the relationship between the new science of genetics and agriculture, principally in the United States, in the context of the economics of Progressive-ear managed capitalism, and the need for penetration of capital into new arenas such as agriculture. This process ultimately led to the industrialization of agriculture to sit the needs of capitalist investment.

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Authors & Contributors
Cottebrune, Anne
Alvarez-Palau, Eduard J.
Díez-Minguela, Alfonso
Dell'Oro, Giorgio
Angelo Calemme
Voskuil, Lynn
Journals
NTM: Zeitschrift für Geschichte der Naturwissenschaften, Technik und Medizin
Journal of the History of Biology
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science
Social Science History
Science and Education
Publishers
Princeton University Press
University Press of Colorado
University of Washington Press
Meltemi
Carocci Editore
Cambridge University Press
Concepts
Genetics
Mendelism; Mendelian inheritance
Agriculture
Science and economics
Science and industry
Industrialization
People
Morgan, Thomas Hunt
Wilson, Edmund Beecher
Weldon, Walter Frank Raphael
Weismann, August
Tesla, Nikola
Rüdin, Ernst
Time Periods
20th century, early
19th century
20th century
18th century
17th century
16th century
Places
United States
Europe
Italy
Germany
France
Great Britain
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