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The Grafter's Handbook, 6th Edition

by R.J. Garner & Steve Bradley

R.J. Garner's The Grafter's Handbook is the classic reference book and revered encyclopedia (and the only one of its kind) on plant propagation by grafting, and has been favored by orchardists and gardeners...


Chile Peppers

by Roby Jose Ciju

This small book explains in detail about various domesticated and wild species of Chile pepper plants. Though there are about 30 species of Chile pepper plants have been recognized so far, only FIVE species...


Roots as Vegetables

by Agrihortico Cpl

Root vegetables are those vegetables where edible portion of the plant is a modified storage root. Popular root vegetables are carrots, beetroots, rutabaga, turnips, radish, sweet potatoes and cassava. Parsnips...


Nightshade Vegetables

by Agrihortico Cpl

The word “nightshade” is often used in herbal medicines to refer a poisonous species of plant, but a highly regarded medicinal plant, belonging to the plant family Solanaceae. This plant is often called...


Nutrient-Rich Berries

by Agrihortico Cpl

Berries are considered as the most nutritious plant-based foods as all types of edible berry fruits are excellent source of easily digestible dietary fiber, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. In fact, several...


Bulb Crops for Home Gardens

by Harshita Joshi

Among all the garden crops, bulbous crops play an important role in magnifying the view of the home garden as these have other good qualities besides beautifying the place where these are grown. One of the main...


Brassica Vegetables

by Roby Jose Ciju

This eBook explains about the growing practices and nutritional information of almost all popular brassica vegetables (cruciferous vegetables), namely cabbage, cauliflower, chinese cabbage, broccoli, brussels...


Bell Peppers

by Roby Jose Ciju

This small book on "Bell Peppers" explains in detail ideal growing practices and nutritional information of various types of bell peppers such as green bell peppers, red bell peppers, orange bell peppers, white...


Advanced Hydroponics Technologies

by Roby Jose Ciju

Modern advanced hydroponics grow systems combine one or more hydroponics systems into a highly efficient grow system unit to ensure higher yields and high quality of the produce. This fusion of different hydroponics...


21 Culinary Herbs

by Roby Jose Ciju

The book ’21 Culinary Herbs’ explains in detail growing practices and nutritional information of following 21 herbs: Spinach, Malabar Spinach or Ceylon Spinach, Mustard Spinach Tendergreen, New Zealand Spinach,...


5 Popular Perennial Vegetables

by Roby Jose Ciju

Generally cultivated crops are grouped into any of the three categories based on their growing cycle. These categories are annuals, biennials and perennials. Annuals complete both their vegetative and reproductive...


5 Popular Leafy Salad Vegetables

by Roby Jose Ciju

Some freshly harvested leafy vegetables may be consumed as such in its raw form just after washing them. They may also be consumed after minimal processing such as chopping and adding in salads and in other...


Leek, Shallots and Spring Onions

by Agrihortico Cpl

Leek belongs to the family Amaryllidaceae and genus Allium. Scientific name of leek is Allium porrum. Leek is believed to have originated in the Mediterranean region. Leek is a non-bulb forming member of the...


Jerusalem Artichokes

by Roby Jose Ciju

Jerusalem artichoke plants are grown for its edible nutritious tubers which are actually modified underground stems called ‘rhizomes’. Jerusalem artichoke tubers are high in potassium, iron, dietary fibers,...


Anthuriums

by Agrihortico Cpl

Anthuriums are herbaceous, perennial, dwarf and compact-looking, epiphytic, ornamental flowering and foliage plants. They belong to the arum family, i.e. Araceae and genus Anthurium. Genus anthurium is considered...


101 Fruits and Nuts

by Agrihortico Cpl

Fruits are the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food. In common language usage, “fruit” normally means the fleshy seed-associated structures of a plant...


Globe Artichokes

by Agrihortico Cpl

Scientific name of Globe Artichoke is Cynara scolymus. It is a popular plant which is grown for its edible globular flower buds that is used as a vegetable. Globe artichokes are known by different names in different...


Flowers as Vegetables

by Roby Jose Ciju

Some flowers are eaten as vegetables in many parts of the world. Most popular among them are pumpkin flowers, Sesbania flowers, calabash gourd flowers and broccoli flower clusters. Nutritional information and...


Jackfruit

by Agrihortico Cpl

Jackfruit is a popular tropical fruit. Scientific name of jack fruit tree is Artocarpus heterophyllus and it belongs to the family Moraceae, the Mulberry Family. Jack trees are long-lived, perennial evergreen...


Fenugreek and Mustard

by Agrihortico Cpl

Scientific name of fenugreek greens is Trigonella foenum-graecum. It belongs to the family Fabaceae. Fenugreek is considered to be a native of Eastern Europe and Ethiopia. It is widely cultivated in India and...