The Complete Book of Potatoes: What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to Know by Hielke De JongThe Complete Book of Potatoes: What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to Know by Hielke De Jong

The Complete Book of Potatoes: What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to Know

byHielke De Jong, Walter De Jong, Joseph B. Sieczka

Hardcover | March 30, 2011

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The only comprehensive resource for home gardeners and commercial potato growers, The Complete Book of Potatoes has everything a gardener or commercial potato grower needs to successfully grow the best, disease-resistant potatoes for North American gardens. Includes practical as well as technical information about the potato plant, its origin, conventional and organic production techniques, pest management, and storage practices. The plant profiles include still life photographs of the exterior and interior of the tuber, and a succinct description of each variety's physical and culinary qualities.
Hielke De Jong is a native of the Netherlands. He spent most of his career as a potato breeder at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Potato Research Centre in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Hielke has traveled widely throughout the Americas and East Asia where he served as a volunteer consultant and lecturer on potato related issues. He...
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Title:The Complete Book of Potatoes: What Every Grower and Gardener Needs to KnowFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:260 pages, 9.56 × 8 × 0.94 inShipping dimensions:9.56 × 8 × 0.94 inPublished:March 30, 2011Publisher:Timber PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0881929999

ISBN - 13:9780881929997

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“Of particular interest to North American home gardeners.” —Book News

“Clearly this is the leading resource for those interested in growing potatoes both for pleasure and for small business.” —American Reference Books Annual

“A beautiful book with lots of useful photographs, including those of various potato diseases, which will occasionally trouble even the most easy-going home grower in a wet year.” —Garden Rant