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The manual of seed saving

Andrea Heistinger

The manual of seed saving

harvesting, storing, and sowing techniques for vegetables, herbs, and fruits

by Andrea Heistinger

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Propagation,
  • Vegetables,
  • Seeds,
  • Vegetable gardening,
  • Varieties

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    StatementAndrea Heistinger ; in association with Arche Noah, Pro Specie Rara ; translated by Ian Miller
    ContributionsArche Noah, Pro Specie Rara (Foundation)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB324.75 .H4513 2013
    The Physical Object
    Pagination343 pages
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26922830M
    ISBN 101604693827
    ISBN 109781604693829
    LC Control Number2012050582
    OCLC/WorldCa823387488


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Timber Press,pp. The Manual of Seed Saving features information on how to maximize seed quality and yield for crop plants like asparagus, carrots, corn, rhubarb, spinach, squash, and tomatoes.

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