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The manual of seed saving : harvesting, storing, and sowing techniques for vegetables, herbs, and fruits Book
Book | English-language ed. | Timber Press, Portland, OR : c2013.

  • 1 of 1 Copy Available at Libraries in Niagara Cooperative (Show)
  • 1 of 1 Copy Available at Port Colborne Library
  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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This authoritative guide brings together the experience of experts in the field who have found, through careful trialing, how to reliably maximize seed quality and yield for more than 100 crop plants. Clear information on such critical issues as pollination, isolation distances, cultivation, harvest, storage, and pests and diseases is provided. The Manual of Seed Saving is an essential reference for all food producers from vegetable growers to small-scale farmers.--COVER.

  • ISBN: 9781604693829 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 343 p. : col.ill. ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: English-language ed.
  • Publisher: Portland, OR : Timber Press, c2013.
  • Bibliography, etc. Note:
    Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Formatted Contents Note:
    Why propagate your own vegetable seed? -- On crop diversity -- Seed gardening 101 -- Amaranth (Amaranthaceae) -- Artichoke and relatives (Asteraceae) -- Asparagus (Asparagaceae) -- Brassicas (Brassicaceae) -- Carrot and relatives (Apiaceae) -- Chinese mallow, curled mallow (Malvaceae) -- Corn and relatives (Poaceae) -- Corn salad, lamb's lettuce, m©Øche (Valerianaceae) -- Flax, linseed (Linaceae) -- Legumes (Fabaceae) -- Malabar spinach, climbing spinach (Basellaceae) -- Mints, Chinese artichoke (Lamiaceae) -- New Zealand spinach (Aizoaceae) -- Onions (Amaryllidaceae) -- Poppyseed (Papaveraceae) -- Purslane, miner's lettuce (Portulacaceae) -- Rhubarb and relatives (Polygonaceae) -- Spinach and relatives (Chenopodiaceae) -- Squash (Cucurbitaceae) -- Tomato and relatives (Solanaceae) -- Sources of seed and equipment.

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