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Yermanos, D. M. Jojoba: Out Of The Ivory Tower And Into The Real World Of Agriculture
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Yermanos, D. M. Jojoba: Out Of The Ivory Tower And Into The Real World Of Agriculture

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(032213) Yermanos, D. M. Jojoba: Out Of The Ivory Tower And Into The Real World Of Agriculture. Riverside, CA: Univ. Of California, 1982. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Thin 8vo. Fine with no DJ. Color Photographs. Signed and dated by author on title page. Binding is brown cloth . 35 pages + tables and color photos. Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) is a shrub native to the Sonoran and Mojave deserts of Arizona, California, and Mexico. It is the sole species of the family Simmondsiaceae, placed in the order Caryophyllales. It is also known as goat nut, deer nut, pignut, wild hazel, quinine nut, coffeeberry, and gray box bush. Jojoba is grown commercially for its oil, a liquid wax ester, extracted from the seed. The plant has also been used to combat and prevent desertification in the Thar Desert in India  (Jojoba, Agriculture)

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