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The Potato - With Information on Varieties, Seed Selection, Cultivation and Diseases of the Potato

James A. S. Watson

This book offers a detailed guide to cultivating potatoes, with information on varieties, seed selection, cultivation, diseases of the potato, and much more. Written in clear, concise language and complete with simple instructions and a wealth of other useful information, this text constitutes an invaluable guide to those with an interest in growing potatoes. It will make for a worthy addition to collections of farming and kitchen gardening literature. The chapters of this book include: 'Quality of Potatoes', 'Varieties', 'First Early Varieties', 'Second Earlies', 'Maincrops', 'Selection of Seed', 'Boxing Potatoes', 'Soil and Climate', 'Place in Rotation', 'Preparation and Planting', 'Manuring', 'After-Cultivation', 'Spraying', 'Lifting Potatoes', 'Storing Potatoes', etcetera. We are proud to republish this vintage text, now complete with a new introduction on farming.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Higgins Press
  • Publish Date: Jan 20th, 2011
  • Pages: 54
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 8.50in - 5.50in - 0.13in - 0.18lb
  • EAN: 9781446531563
  • Categories: GeneralVegetablesTechniques
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