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The Manual of Seed-Saving: Harvesting, Storing and Sowing Techniques for Vegetables, Herbs and Fruits

Handbook / Manual

By: Andrea Heistinger (Author), Ian Miller (Translated by), Beate Koller (Foreword By), Béla Bartha (Foreword By)

343 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Timber Press

Hardback | Sep 2013 | #213481 | ISBN-13: 9781604693829
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€30 approx

About this book

Translated from the 2004 German Handbuch Samengärtnerei: Sorten Erhalten, Vielfalt Vermehren, Gemüse Geniessen. This comprehensive guide to saving vegetable seeds contains the kind of high-level, technical information needed by market gardeners and self- sufficiency practitioners to refine their seed saving techniques. With rising seed prices and increasing demand for heirloom varieties, the carefully trialled and reliable techniques detailed in The Manual of Seed-Saving will allow producers to develop their product lines; they will be able to deliver improved flavours and textures to consumers.


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Biography

Andrea Heistinger works professionally as an agronomist, author and educator, focusing on the fields of plant breeding for organic agriculture and the practical knowledge of farmers and gardeners.

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