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Book Data

ISBN: 9780930031756
Year Added to Catalog: 1989
Book Format: Paperback
Book Art: 128 b&w illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index
Number of Pages: 8 x 10, 352 pages
Book Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing
Old ISBN: 093003175X
Release Date: September 1, 1995
Web Product ID: 148

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Table of Contents

Contents
  Foreword ix
  Preface xi
  Preface to the First Edition xii
1    Agricultural Craftsmanship 1
2    Land 7
3    Scale and Capital 19
4    Part-Time Help 24
5    Marketing Strategy 29
6    Planning and Observation 33
7    Crop Rotation 50
8    Green Manures 68
9    Tillage 82
10    Soil Fertility 94
11    Farm-Generated Fertility 111
12    Direct Seeding 119
13    Transplanting 127
14    Soil Blocks 133
15    Setting Out Transplants 154
16    Weeds 158
17    Pest? 172
18    Pests: Temporary Palliatives 185
19    Harvest 190
20    Marketing 196
21    Season Extension 204
22    The Movable Feast 225
23    The Winter Garden 240
24    Livestock 268
25    The Information Resource 278
26    A Final Question 289
27    L'Envoi 293
28    From Artichokes to Zucchini 293
Appendix 1    USDA North American Hardiness Zone Map 313
Appendix 2    A Schematic Outline of Biological Agriculture 314
Appendix 3    Metric Conversions 316
Appendix 4    Recommended Tools & Suppliers 318
  Annotated Bibliography 326
  Index 335

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