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

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By: Andrea Heistinger(Author), Ian Miller(Translated by), Beate Koller(Foreword By), Béla Bartha(Foreword By)
343 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Timber Press
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  • The Manual of Seed-Saving ISBN: 9781604693829 Hardback Sep 2013 Out of Print #213481
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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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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.

Handbook / Manual Out of Print
By: Andrea Heistinger(Author), Ian Miller(Translated by), Beate Koller(Foreword By), Béla Bartha(Foreword By)
343 pages, colour photos, b/w illustrations, tables
Publisher: Timber Press
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