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Author Colley, Micaela, author.

Title The seed garden : the art and practice of seed saving / edited by Lee Buttala & Shanyn Siegel ; written by Micaela Colley & Jared Zystro.

Publication Info. Decorah, IA : Seed Savers Exchange, [2015]
[Place of distribution not identified] : Chelsea Green Publishing, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    635 COL    Will be deleted
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description ix, 390 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Contents Why save seeds? -- Section I. The art and practice of seed saving. The botany of seed saving -- Setting seed: mating systems and pollination methods -- Staying true: seed saving and variety maintenance -- Cultivating for seed -- Harvesting and cleaning seeds -- Seed quality and storage -- Planning the seed garden -- Section II. The seed garden: crop profiles. Determining population size and isolation distance -- Common name directory -- Crop profiles (alphabetical by scientific name) -- Appendix: Seed-saving recommendations -- Appendix: Seed-screen sizes -- Appendix: Germination test parameters -- Appendix: Common seedborne diseases -- Appendix: Regional considerations -- Appendix: Legalities -- Glossary -- Index -- Acknowledgements.
Subject Vegetables -- Seeds.
Vegetables -- Seeds -- Harvesting.
Vegetables -- Pollination.
Vegetables -- Reproduction.
Vegetables -- Propagation.
Vegetables -- Varieties.
Added Author Zystro, Jared, author.
Buttala, Lee Alan, editor.
Siegel, Shanyn, editor.
ISBN 9780988474918

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