Manual of Seed Saving

Harvesting, Storing and Sowing Techniques
Andrea Heistinger

Description

Growing vegetables, fruits and herbs from seed has many benefits for both the gardener and the planet. Seed saving helps gardeners maintain important regional varieties that are well suited for specific conditions, encourages plant diversity, and helps promote plants with the best texture, flavour and variety. The Manual of Seed Saving is an authoritative guide from experts around the globe. Supported by research from the global conservation organizations Arche Noah and Pro Specie Rara, it features information on how to maximize seed quality and yield for more than 100 crop plants. It includes popular market plants like asparagus, carrots, corn, rhubarb, spinach, squash and tomatoes. Plant profiles include critical information on pollination, isolation distances, cultivation, harvest, storage and pests and diseases.

Details

  • Format
    Paperback
  • Pages
    342
  • Size
    230 x 170mm
  • Publisher
    Timber Press
  • ISBN
    9781604693829
Status
In stock for immediate dispatch
Stock Code
131164
Our Price
$49.99