Potatoes: Production, Storing, Processing

By: Smith, Ora

Price: $160.00

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Ex-library copy with usual stamps, stickers, etc. Binding is solid and text/interior is clean and free of marking of any kind except for underlining to page 6. 776 pages with charts, tables, graphs, b&w photos. Contents include: Origin and history of the potato, Origin and distribution of the U.S. potato crop, Structure of the potato plant, Dormancy, chemical composition of the potato, soils and organic matter in potato production, Seed value of potato tubers, Potato varieties, Soil preparation and planting, Mineral Nutrition of the potato, Cultivating and the control of weeds, Environmentaal factors, Seed potato certification, haresting potatoes Storage of, Grading, packaging and marketing, Potato diseases, Insects and their control, Culinary quality and nutritive value of, Processing, Breeding and improvement. The book is oriented towards large-scale production, some photos show 2000 acre + growing operations. Spine is lightly damaged and title page is a bit loose, light waving through the upper portion of the bibliography and Index.

Title: Potatoes: Production, Storing, Processing

Author: Smith, Ora

Categories: Gardening, Farming, Agriculture,

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Avi Pub Co: 1977

ISBN Number: 0870552244

ISBN Number 13: 9780870552243

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 112027