9781406798012 / 1406798010

Sunflower for Food, Fodder and Fertility


Publisher:Hesperides Press, 2006



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This book deals with the cultivation of the sunflower as a crop, and, 'Its economic value, world expansion and cultivation with particular application to Great Britain'. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include : The Importance of Edible Oils The Utilization of Sunflower The History and Nature of Sunflower Sunflower in Britain Choice of Seeds, Site and Pre-cultivation Sowing and Cultivation Pests and Diseases Harvesting Sunflower Seed Treatment Disposal of Residues Sunflower Cultivation Abroad Analyses Selection and Breeding Vernalization Research Notes Drill Settings for Sunflower 'Do's' and 'Don'ts' Notes on Centralization Bibliography Acknowledgements

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