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.