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The Complete Book of Potatoes

What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to Know

By Hielke De Jong, Walter De Jong, Joseph B. Sieczka

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Published By
Timber Press
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Number Of Pages
260
Publication Date
April 25, 2011
ISBN
9781604693072

The Complete Book of Potatoes

What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to Know

By Hielke De Jong, Walter De Jong, Joseph B. Sieczka

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The only comprehensive resource for home gardeners and commercial potato growers, The Complete Book of Potatoes has everything a gardener or commercial potato grower needs to successfully grow the best, disease-resistant potatoes for North American gardens. Includes practical as well as technical information about the potato plant, its origin, conventional and organic production techniques, pest management, and storage practices. The plant profiles include still life photographs of the exterior and interior of the tuber, and a succinct description of each variety’s physical and culinary qualities.

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“Of particular interest to North American home gardeners.” —Book News

“Clearly this is the leading resource for those interested in growing potatoes both for pleasure and for small business.” —American Reference Books Annual

“A beautiful book with lots of useful photographs, including those of various potato diseases, which will occasionally trouble even the most easy-going home grower in a wet year.” —Garden Rant
 

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Product details

Published By
Timber Press
Categories
Number Of Pages
260
Publication Date
April 25, 2011
ISBN
9781604693072

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