1. The subject of this particular manual is the basic technology of horticulture and vegetabl-growing, as it applies mainly to family gardens. It deals largely with the way this kind of vegetable cultivation has been encouraged through extension activities initiated mostly by health service workers...
  2. 1967-01-01 The aim has been to acquaint the student with some of the evidence on the principles which underlie vegetable production in the Tropics. The practices of vegetable growing furnish a background for indicating how this basic information applies.
  3. Written for diploma, undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers, this textbook distills 30 years of vegetable research at one of the world's leading agronomy institutes. The improved practices and techniques of increasing production which it describes, form a vital resource for any...
  4. By following the directions and suggestions given in the publication, any beginning gardener can produce a wide variety of delicious and nutritious vegetable crops adapted to tropical conditions.
  5. This gardening book was prepared in response to the need for a complete and accurate guide to growing vegetables and herbs successfully under midwestern conditions. Although written primarily for the home gardener, this book may be equally useful to teachers, students, market gardeners, and...
  6. The present publication concentrates mainly on the growing of leafy vegetables in Nigeria, many of them being little known to horticulturists and their immense potential of supplementing tropical diets unrealized. Mr. Ephenhuijsen gives a well illustrated, concise account of these native...
  7. 1977-01-01 Written in answer to thousands of viewer request, Crockett's Vitory Garden is a month-by-month guide to gardening that is asinformal and easy to understand as the enormously popular PSB show itself. Each chapter contains a general introduction to the month and the basic tasks involved, a...
  8. The sweet potato (also spelled 'sweetpotato') is an eccentric vegetable requiring different treatment than any other root crop grown by home gardeners. Half of this book deals with growing, curing and storing the sweet potato. The rest is a leisurely tour through the history, science and lore of...
  9. Suggests an approach to gardening which features narrow raised beds, shows how to transplant seedlings, use fertilizers, conserve water, and control pests, and looks at sample gardens
  10. Discusses the quality of American food, explains how to select the most nutritious varieties of fruits and vegetables, and offers advice on their cultivation, harvest, and storage