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Principles of Vegetable Cultivation

L.H. Bailey

ISBN 10: 8171414893 / ISBN 13: 9788171414895
Editorial: Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd., 2010
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This unique work contains all the Vegetable Plants of the world and a number of those of minor importance. More-over it gives Wealth of information re gar ding theoretical, practical and commercial aspects of vegetable cultivation. This information is of special significance in Context of modern world as plants and Plant products are gaining more and more importance. The Vegetable Cultivation may be made a means of exact Education in Natural Science equivalent in its processes with other phases of botany. The students should know the Species in the main groups of obraceous plants. To this end, The Author has inserted descriptions of many plants in this volume. After the introductory chapter, defining the subject-field, the different Vegetables are taken up in groups. They are discussed in groups so that related Crops may be considered together. The main principals or considerations are printed in italics at the beginning. Then follows the information that should be available for ready reference, as distance at which plants are to stand, quantity of Seed or number of plants to the acre, time of sowing or planting, yields together with very brief statements of the most important Diseases and insects. Finally, the author discusses the general practice - tillage, fertilizing of the land, marketing, method of storing, home-gardening and others. The book is well illustrated with diagrams and photographs to make the subject more clear. The work is not only meant for the Libraries but also for all those who are engaged in vegetable cultivations. This volume containing such a wealth of information is worth treasuring. Contents, Chap. I : THE SUBJECT Group I. The Herbage Vegetables Group II. The Root Vegetables Group III. The Fruit Vegetables The Laboratory The Plan of the Book Chap. II : PERENNIAL CROPS 1. Asparagus i. Distances; Planting ii. Tillage and Care iii. The Crop iv. Seedlings v. Varieties vi. The Asparagus Plant 2. Rhubarb 9r Pie-Plant i. The Rhubarb Plant 3. Artichoke i. The Artichoke Plant 4. Girasole i. The Girasole Plant 5. Sea-kale i. The Sea-kale Plant 6. Dock and Sorrel i. Udo Chap. III : SPINACH AND OTHER GREENS 1. Spinach 2. The Spinach Plant 3. Other Greens i. Orach ii. Chard or Leaf-Beet iii. Mustard iv. Purslane v. Dandelion Chap. IV : COLE CROPS 1. Cabbage i. Propagation; Tillage ii. Harvesting; Storing iii. Varieties; Seed-growing 2. Kale or Borecole; Collards 3. Brussels Sprouts 4. Cauliflower; Broccoli 5. Kohlrabi 6. Pe-tsai 7. The Cole Plants and Their Kin Chap. V : SALADCROPS 1. Lettuce i. The Lettuce Plant 2. Endive and Chicory i. Chicory ii. The Endive and Chicory Plants 3. Cress i. Garden Cress ii. Water-Cress 4. Corn-salad 5. Parsley 6. Salad Chervil 7. Celery i. Field Management ii. Blanching iii. Marketing storing iv. Varieties v. The Celery Plant Chap. VI : BULB OR ONION CROPS 1. Onion i. Early Green Onions ii. Main-crop Dry Onions a. The Seeding b. Field Practices c. Storing d. The Kinds 2. Other Alliaceous Crops i. Leek ii. Garlic iii. Ciboule or Welsh Onion iv. Shallot v. Chive or Chives 3. The Onion Plants Chap. VII : ROOT CROPS 1. Beet i. The Beet Plant 2. Radish i. The Radish Plant 3. Turnip and Rutabaga i. Rutabaga 4. Horse-radish i. The Horse-radish Plant 5. Carrot i. The Carrot Plant 6. Parsnip i. The Parsnip Plant 7. Celeriac 8. Turnip-rooted or Tuberous Chervil 9. Skirret 10. Salsify i. The Salsify Plant 11. Scorzonera or Black Salsify 12. Scolymus or Spanish Salsify Chap. VIII : THE Potato CROPS 1. Potato i. Land and Tillage ii. Seeding iii. Harvesting and Storing iv. Varieties v. The Potato Plant 2. Sweet Potato 1. Propagation 2. Harvesting and storing 3. Varieties 4. The Sweet Potato Plan Printed Pages: 504. N° de ref. de la librería 59741

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Título: Principles of Vegetable Cultivation

Editorial: Discovery Publishing House Pvt. Ltd.

Año de publicación: 2010

Encuadernación: Hardcover

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