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Title: Breed your own vegetable varieties : the gardener's and farmer's guide to plant breeding and seed saving
Author: Carol Deppe
Published: White River Junction, VT : Chelsea Green Publishing Co. , 2000

Summary: A definitive guide to plant breeding and seed saving for the serious home gardener and small-scale farmer or commercial grower. Discover how to breed for a wide range of different traits (flavor, size, pest resistance, cold tolerance, etc.), how to save seed and maintain varieties, how to conduct your own variety trials and other farm or garden-based research, and how to breed for performance under organic or sustainable growing methods.

ISBN: 1890132721
Call Number: 62.045 DEP
Subjects: Biodiversity , On-farm research , Plant Breeding , Seed saving , Seeds , Vegetables

Title: Collecting, processing and germinating seeds of wildland plants
Author: James A. Young
Second Author: Cheryl G. Young
Published: Portland, OR : Timber Press , c1986

Summary: This book deals with the principles of seed collecting and harvesting, cleaning and storage, stratification and other germination enhancements. The authors outline specific collecting and germinating techniques for hundreds of trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants, including grasses and provide extensive references to the research literature.

ISBN: 0881920576
Call Number: 66.01 YOU
Subjects: Plant propagation , Seeds

Title: the Encyclopedia of country living : an old fashioned recipe book
Author: Carla Emery
Contributors: illustrated by Cindy Davis and David Berger
Published: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books , c1994 fourth printing of ninth edition, 1997

Summary: This book contains much information on country living including, living self-sufficiently, planting gardens, raising animals, and processing home-grown foods.

ISBN: 0912365951
Call Number: 80.13 EME
Subjects: Amaranth , Asparagus , Baking , Bamboo , Beekeeping , Beginning farming , Berries , Blackberries , Blueberries , Brambles , Broccoli , Buckwheat , Butter , Calves , Canning , Cattle, beef , Cattle, dairy , Cheese making , Chickens , Cole crops (broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage) , Cooking, recipes , Corn , Dairy products , Ducks , Eggs , Family life , Farm life , Farm management and decision making , Food processing , Food storage and preservation , Fruits , Fruits, tree , Game birds , Gardening , Geese , Goats , Goats, dairy , Goats, meat , Grains , Grapes , Grasses, warm season , Guinea fowl , Handicrafts , Harvesting , Herbs , Hogs , Homesteading , Honey, bee products , Lamb (meat), mutton , Lambs , Livestock , Meat products , Milk , Millets , Mushrooms , Nut trees , Nuts , Onions , Paw paws , Peaches , Pears , Pest control , Pheasants , Plant propagation , Pork , Postharvest handling of fruits and vegetables , Poultry , Poultry meats , Quail , Rabbits , Raspberries , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Sheap Shearing , Sheep , Slaughtering methods , Small livestock , Soap making , Soil management , Sorghum , Sustainable agriculture , Tanning hides , Turkeys , Veal production , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, harvesting and postharvest , Vegetables, storage , Wheat , Wool , Yogurt

Title: Garden seed inventory : an inventory of seed catalogs listing all non-hybrid vegetable seeds available in the United States and Canada
Published: Decorah, IA : Seed Savers Exchange , c1999 5th ed.

Summary: This unique catalog of catalogs provides access to every non-hybrid vegetable variety available from all of the mail-order seed companies in the U.S. and Canada.

ISBN: 1882424549
Call Number: 60.11 GAR
Subjects: Seeds , Vegetables

Title: Knott's handbook for vegetable growers
Author: Donald N. Maynard
Second Author: George J. Hochmuth
Published: New York, N.Y. : John Wiley & Sons , c1997 4th ed.

Summary: Considered to be a reference tool for commercial vegetable growers. Filled with tables and charts and detailed specifics on planting rates, schedules, and spacing; soils and fertilizers; methods of controlling diseases; greenhouse vegetable and crop production; insect pest identification; harvesting and storage; and vegetable marketing. The fourth edition contains information on drip irrigation, seed priming, seed germination tests, plant tissue testing; petiole sap testing, windbreaks and weed management. There is a revised discussion of allowable pesticide and herbicide use as well worker protection standards.

ISBN: 04711311512
Call Number: 62.08 MAY
Subjects: Fertility , Harvesting , Irrigation , Pest control , Seed storing , Seeds , Soils , Truck farms , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables , Vegetables, greenhouse , Weed management

Title: Plant propagation : principles and practices
Author: Hudson T. Hartmann
Second Author: Dale E. Kester
Published: Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice-Hall , c1975 3rd ed.

Summary: This book provides information concerning fundamental principles of plant propagation and serves as a manual that describes useful techniques for propagating plants. Includes chapters on seed production, cuttings, grafting, budding, layering, propagation by roots, bulbs, corms, tubers and rhizomes, tissue culture and propagation methods for selected fruit and nut species as well as for trees, shrubs, vines, annuals and herbaceous perennials used as ornamentals. her

ISBN: 013680991X
Call Number: 60.1 HAR
Subjects: Plant propagation , Seeds

Title: Saving seeds : the gardener's guide to growing and storing vegetable and flower seeds
Author: Marc Rogers
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1990

Summary: How to raise, harvest and store seeds for the easiest-to-grow and most popular vegetables and ornamental plants. Chapters in Part I discuss reasons for raising seeds, how seeds are formed, annuals biennials and perennials, pollination, selecting seed parents, collecting seeds, extracting and drying seeds, storing and testing seeds. Parts II and III discuss vegetables and flowers respectively.

ISBN: 0882666347
Call Number: 60.11 ROG
Subjects: Flower gardening , Flowers , Seed saving , Seed storing , Seeds , Vegetable gardening , Vegetables

Title: Seed to seed : seed saving techniques for the vegetable gardener
Author: Suzanne Ashworth
Published: Decorah, IA : Seed Saver Publications , c1991

Summary: The book provides ways for gardeners to save the seeds they grow instead of buying seeds. The seed-saving techniques discussed have been revised and refined over the course of several gardening seasons by the member-gardeners of Seed Savers Exchange. Botanical classification, flower structure, pollination method, isolation distances, caging and hand pollination techniques, and methods for drying, cleaning and storing the seeds are included.

ISBN: 0961397772
Call Number: 60.11 ASH
Subjects: Plant propagation , Seed saving , Seeds

Title: Seeds of change : the living treasure : the passionate story of the growing movement to restore biodiversity and revolutionize the way we think about food
Author: Kenny Ausubel
Published: New York, N.Y. : HarperSanFrancisico , c1994 1st Paperback ed.

Summary: The story of the movement to preserve the biodiversity of crops and reintroduce them into our diet. The book features Seeds of Change farm, which produces hundreds of varieties of organically grown heritage vegetables. Includes recipes.

ISBN: 0062500082
Call Number: 60.11 AUS
Subjects: Alternative agriculture, advocacy , Biodiversity , Cooking, recipes , Food systems , Heirloom varieties , Nutrition , Organic farming , Seeds , Specialty crops

Title: Sustainable vegetable production from start-up to market
Author: Vernon P. Grubinger
Published: Ithaca, N.Y. : Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES) Cooperative Extension , c1999

Summary: This publication is intended to help aspiring and experienced growers to plan and manage profitable and environmentally friendly vegetable production systems. Chapters cover the background of sustainable systems, getting started in vegetable farming, farm business management, marketing, soil management, composting, rotation, cover crops, tillage, seeds, irrigation and spraying, harvesting, season extension, and disease, pest and weed management.

ISBN: 093581745X
Call Number: 62.1 GRU
Subjects: Fertility , Irrigation , Market gardening , Pest control , Season extenders , Seeds , Soil management , Sustainable agriculture , Vegetables , Weed management


Title: Starting seeds indoors
Author: Ann Reilly
Published: Pownal, VT : Storey Communications , c1988
Series: Storey/Garden Way publishing bulletin A-104

Summary: The booklet covers the preparation of seeds for germination, what is required to start the germination process, environmental conditions for germination, care of seedlings and transplanting.

Call Number: 60.11 REI
Subjects: Plant propagation , Seeds


Title: Organic seedling production for field crops : with Veet Deha
Published: Barre, MA : Northeast Organic Farming Association , c1992

Publishers Number: 9206
Call Number: 63.011 ORG
Subjects: Alternative field crops , Organic farming , Plant propagation , Seeds

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