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Author Heistinger, Andrea.

Title The manual of seed saving : harvesting, storing, and sowing techniques for vegetables, herbs, and fruits / Andrea Heistinger ; Arche Noah, Pro Specie Rara ; translated by Ian Miller.

Publication Info. Portland, Or. : Timber Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  635 HEISTINGER    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Whiton Branch - Basement Materials  635 HEISTINGER    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  635 HEISTINGER    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Non Fiction  635 HEISTINGER    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  635 HE    Check Shelf
Edition English-language edition.
Description 343 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Translation of: Handbuch Samengärtnerei. Sorten erhalten. Vielfalt vermehren. Gemüse geniessen.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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, mâche (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.
Summary 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.
Subject Vegetables -- Seeds.
Vegetables -- Propagation.
Vegetables -- Varieties.
Vegetable gardening.
Added Author Arche Noah.
Pro Specie Rara (Foundation)
Added Title Handbuch Samengärtnerei. English
ISBN 9781604693829
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