The Potato Book

The Potato Book

by Alan Romans


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780711234000
Publisher: Lincoln, Frances Limited
Publication date: 03/15/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.60(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Alan Romans was formerly a biology teacher but is now a full-time potato enthusiast, a specialist potato roguer (selector of seed potatoes) and consultant to potato breeders. He lives in Fife in Scotland.

Table of Contents

Potato Growing 6

History 8

Seed potatoes 22

Variety choice 23

Chitting 24

Planting 24

Maintenance 27

Harvesting 28

Storage 29

Second cropping 29

Potato diseases 29

Guide to Potato Varieties 38

Rare varieties that may be available to gardeners 116

Select bibliography 128

Acknowledgments 128

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