Producing Vegetable Crops

Producing Vegetable Crops

by George Whitaker Ware, J. P. McCollum

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813420837
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication date: 01/01/1980
Edition description: 3d ed
Pages: 607
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1. The Vegetable Industry.
2. Classifying Vegetables.
3. Plant Growth and Development.
4. Breeding and Improving Plants.
5. Crop Establishment: Transplanting and Direct-Field Seeding.
6. Soil Management and Fertilization.
7. Weed Management in Vegetables.
8. Irrigating and Mulching
9. Controlling Insects and Diseases.
10. Postharvest Handling of Vegetables.
11. Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering.
12. Perennial Crops.
13. Garden Beans.
14. Cole Crops.
15. Root Crops.
16. Celery.
17. Cucumbers.
18. Lettuce and Other Leafy Salad Vegetables.
19. Melons.
20. Onions and Related Alliums.
21. Peas.
22. Peppers.
23. Potatoes.
24. Spinach and Other Leafy Vegetable Greens.
25. Sweet Corn.
26. Sweet Potatoes.
27. Tomatoes.
28. Other Vegetables.
29. Controlled Environment Vegetable Production.
30. Home Vegetable Gardening.
Appendix.
Glossary.

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