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Vegetables Characteristics, Production, and Marketing

by Lincoln C. Peirce

Vegetables Characteristics, Production, and Marketing Synopsis

Describes the techniques and fundamental concepts underlying the production and marketing of vegetable crops, particularly those crops that contribute to the commercial vitality of the vegetable industry in the western hemisphere. Covers resources -- natural, biological and economic -- that are fundamental to successful crop production, as well as the vegetable management systems that integrate these resources. Also includes specific information on each of the major vegetable crops, such as history, botanical characteristics, production techniques, pests, harvesting, and marketing. In addition, it provides discussions of social conflicts and problems that arise from water and land use practices, pesticide application, and conservation.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780471850229
Publication date: 17th June 1987
Author: Lincoln C. Peirce
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 448 pages
Categories: Horticulture, Gardening, Earth sciences,

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