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The Strawberry in North America: History, Origin, Botany, and Breeding S W Fletcher

The Strawberry in North America: History, Origin, Botany, and Breeding

S W Fletcher

Published July 23rd 2015
ISBN : 9781330480397
Paperback
264 pages
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Excerpt from The Strawberry in North America: History, Origin, Botany, and BreedingThis book completes a survey of the strawberry as grown in North America. Modern cultural methods are presented in a companion volume, Strawberry-Growing, and allMoreExcerpt from The Strawberry in North America: History, Origin, Botany, and BreedingThis book completes a survey of the strawberry as grown in North America. Modern cultural methods are presented in a companion volume, Strawberry-Growing, and all of the more than 1800 North American varieties are described in Technical Bulletin 11, Virginia Agricultural Experiment Station, Blacksburg, Virginia, North American Varieties of the Strawberry. The present volume deals mainly with the origin and history of the North American type - one of the most interesting chapters in our pomology.The assistance of many pomologists and cultivators is gratefully acknowledged, more especially of Matthew Crawford, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio. A number of the illustrations are borrowed, for which acknowledgment is made in the List of Illustrations.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.