Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers / Edition 4

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers / Edition 4

by Donald N. Maynard, George J. Hochmuth
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471131512

ISBN-13: 9780471131519

Pub. Date: 04/28/1997

Publisher: Wiley

This established classic is bound in a new flexible cover which allows the pages to lie flat for use in hard field work. Most of the data in this compact compendium is presented in the form of tables and charts. Packed with information, this handy reference contains facts on transplant production, planting rates and spacing, methods for controlling diseases, insect

Overview

This established classic is bound in a new flexible cover which allows the pages to lie flat for use in hard field work. Most of the data in this compact compendium is presented in the form of tables and charts. Packed with information, this handy reference contains facts on transplant production, planting rates and spacing, methods for controlling diseases, insect pest identification and much more. This updated edition offers new material on such topics as water management with drip irrigation, seed priming and seed germination tests, plant tissue testing, petiole sap testing, windbreaks, and weed management. Describes important changes in allowable pesticide and herbicide use and includes a multilanguage vegetable dictionary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471131519
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
600
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.32(h) x 1.53(d)

Table of Contents

Vegetables and the Vegetable Industry.

Plant Growing and Greenhouse Vegetable Production.

Field Planting.

Soils and Fertilizers.

Water and Irrigation.

Vegetable Pests and Problems.

Weed Control.

Harvesting and Storage.

Seed Production and Storage.

Appendix.

Index.

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