TOMATOLAND: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Destroyed Our Most Alluring Fruit
Today, fields are sprayed with more than 100 different herbicides and pesticides. Modern plant breeding has tripled yields, but has also produced fruits with dramatically reduced amounts of calcium, vitamins A and C, and tomatoes that have 14 times more sodium than the ones our parents enjoyed. Here, Estabrook reveals the huge human and environmental cost of the $5 billion fresh tomato industry.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel
Item #: 3648222
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