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Growing Conifers

by John J. Albers & David E Perry

Evergreen your landscape with the beauty and benefits of conifers

Growing Conifers is a beautifully photographed, comprehensive gardening guide for selecting and cultivating conifers. Coverage includes:

  • Conifer...


Hydroponics and Protected Cultivation

by Lynette Morgan

A comprehensive, practical text which covers a diverse range of hydroponic and protected cropping techniques, systems, greenhouse types and environments. It also details the use of indoor plant factories, vertical...


Pawpaws

by Blake Cothron

Discover a fresh new offering for your farm or orchard business

Pawpaws is the first in-depth guide to small-scale commercial cultivation of pawpaws. Also known as Indiana bananas or hipster bananas, this almost...


Glasshouse Greenhouse

by India Hobson & Magnus Edmondson

Glasshouse Greenhouse fuses together cultures and countries under one glass roof. In their debut book, photographers India Hobson and Magnus Edmondson take you on a worldwide journey through their favourite...


Building Your Permaculture Property

by Michelle Avis, Rob Avis, Takota Coen & Geoff Lawton

The best person to design the property of your dreams is you. This book gives you the tools to succeed.

Building Your Permaculture Property offers a revolutionary holistic method to overcome overwhelm in the...


Sweet Cherries

by Lynn E Long, Gregory A Lang & Clive Kaiser

This new book provides comprehensive coverage of sustainable sweet cherry production including global trends, improved varieties and rootstocks, orchard establishment and management, the physiology of growth...


Trellises and Stakes as Used in the Vineyard

by Various

This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to growing grapes, with a focus on training vines with the use of trellises and stakes. Written in simple language and profusely illustrated, this volume is highly...


Instant Insights: Nutraceuticals in fruit and vegetables

by Federica Blando, Miriana Durante, B. Dave Oomah & Laurent Urban et al.

This specially curated collection features three reviews of current and key research on nutraceuticals in fruit and vegetables.

The first chapter provides a brief description of the chemistry of bioactive compounds...


Instant Insights: Nutraceuticals in fruit and vegetables

by Federica Blando, Miriana Durante, B. Dave Oomah & Laurent Urban et al.

This specially curated collection features three reviews of current and key research on nutraceuticals in fruit and vegetables.

The first chapter provides a brief description of the chemistry of bioactive compounds...


Tropical Root and Tuber Crops

by Vincent Lebot

Root and tuber crops are important to agriculture, food security and income for 2.2 billion people in developing countries. These species produce large quantities of dietary energy and have stable yields under...


Cucurbits

by Todd C Wehner, Rachel P. Naegele, James R. Myers & Narinder P S Dhillon et al.

Completely updated with new content and full-colour figures throughout, the second edition of this successful book continues to provide complete coverage relating to the production of cucurbits, including cucumbers,...


Bunch and Oil Analysis of Oil Palm

by Pujo Widodo, Fazrin Nur, Evi Nafisah & Hasrul Abdi Hasibuan et al.

This is a hands-on, practical guide to describe physical bunch and oil analysis of oil palm. Bunch and oil analysis laboratories are set up at oil mills to assess production, yield potential of plantations and...


Plants and Planting on Landscape Sites

by Peter Ralph Thoday

Landscape architects, design professionals and contractors alike require a good working knowledge of how to achieve plant establishment under a variety of conditions and situations. Overlooking the physiological...


Field Trials in Oil Palm Breeding

by Baihaqi Sitepu, Nur D Laksono, Umi Setiawati & Fazrin Nur et al.

This is a hands-on, practical guide to describe field trials in oil palm breeding. Such trials are essential in almost all breeding programmes to select and verify the real expression of different target traits....


<i> Trichoderma</i>: <i> Ganoderma </i> Disease Control in Oil Palm

by Ike Virdiana, Miranti Rahmaningsih, Brian Forster & Julie Flood et al.

This is a hands-on practical guide to the use of Trichoderma as a biocontrol, as part of sustainable disease control measures for Ganoderma disease in oil palm plantations. The manual provides background information...


Food Gardens for a Changing World

by Daniela Soleri, David A. Cleveland & Steven E. Smith

Food gardening is becoming increasingly popular, as people look for new ways to live more sustainably and minimize harm to the environment. This book addresses the most pressing challenges facing food gardening...


Nursery Screening for <i>Ganoderma</i> Response in Oil Palm Seedlings

by Miranti Rahmaningsih, Ike Virdiana, Syamsul Bahri & Yassier Anwar et al.

This is a hands-on, practical guide covering seedling screening for disease response in oil palm for pathology, breeding and genetics. Oil palm is the top oil crop in the world and Ganoderma is the most devastating...


Crossing in Oil Palm

by Umi Setiawati, Baihaqi Sitepu, Fazrin Nur & Sylvester Dery et al.

Oil palm is the world's most important oil crop and crossing is used extensively in the production of commercial seed, breeding and genetic studies. This book illustrates crossing techniques to maximise success...


Peas and Beans

by Anthony J Biddle

This practical book provides an accessible overview of all aspects of pea and bean production, including botany and physiology, breeding, agronomy, weed management, pests and diseases, harvesting, nutritional...


Propagation of Plants by Cuttings, Layers, Division, and Seed - With Information on Propagation for the Home Gardener

by Peter Henderson

This vintage book contains a comprehensive guide to propagating plants, specially designed for the novice or home gardener. With clear instructions and helpful diagrams, this book walks the budding gardener...