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The Complete Book of Plant Propagation

The Complete Book of Plant Propagation

by Graham Clarke, Alan Toogood
     
 

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Raising a new generation of plants from seeds or cuttings is one of the greatest joys known to gardeners. All aspects of the subject, including specific information on equipment and techniques for seed sowing undercover, raising plants from spores, grafting, budding, even microplantation, are explained in depth in this encyclopedic collection, the only book the

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Raising a new generation of plants from seeds or cuttings is one of the greatest joys known to gardeners. All aspects of the subject, including specific information on equipment and techniques for seed sowing undercover, raising plants from spores, grafting, budding, even microplantation, are explained in depth in this encyclopedic collection, the only book the amateur gardener will ever need for a lifetime of successful propagation. Gorgeous color photographs and numerous line drawings enhance the very detailed text, which includes information on hardy ornamental plants, wildflowers, flowering and fruiting trees, tender vegetables, and culinary herbs—annuals as well as perennials. Whether you want to grow new plants to give as gifts or simply yearn to fill your own garden with dozens of healthy specimens—for free—the practical techniques in this comprehensive reference tool will allow you to spread your garden's earthly delights. 7 1/2 X 9 1/2. 40 Color Illustrations, 150 B&W Illustrations

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Paper reprint of a reference first published in 1991. Detailed text covers the history of plant propagation, a study of recent developments, and specific instruction on techniques such as seed sowing undercover, raising plants from spores, through to grafting, budding, and micropropagation. About half the book comprises plant entries with specific techniques detailed. Includes line drawings and some less-than-spectacular color photos. Ward Lock is an imprint of Cassell. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780706370799
Publisher:
Cassell P L C
Publication date:
06/28/1992
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.45(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.81(d)

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