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Ball Redbook, Volume 2: Crop Production

Handbook / Manual

Series: Ball Redbook Volume: 2

Edited By: Jim Nau

832 pages, 800 b/w photos, 50 tables

Ball Publishing

Hardback | Feb 2012 | Edition: 18 | #197014 | ISBN-13: 9781883052683
Availability: Usually dispatched within 48 hours
NHBS Price: £60.99 $74/€68 approx

About this book

Offering detailed information on the production of 162 flower, herb, and vegetable crops, this essential resource for growers includes techniques and advice that work in real-life production, not just in the lab or trial greenhouses. Information is offered on how to decide what to grow, as well as tips on temperature, media, plant nutrition, irrigation, water quality, light, crop scheduling, and growth regulators. Details about propagation, growing, pest and disease control, troubleshooting, and post-harvest care are presented and arranged by genus name. The plants represented in this compendium include annuals, perennials, flowering potted plants, herbs, and some vegetable bedding plants.

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