We would very much like to hear from readers who would like to contribute to these future volumes. Send your name and the crop in which you're interested to:
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Above all, we'd like to appeal for photographs. Locating pictures for this book on grains has been a monumental headache; finding interesting shots for the future volumes will likely be even harder.
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