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.
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|Size: ||1.0 MB|
|Publisher: ||Higgins Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473354388 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|