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This is a second-hand hardcover book.

Condition: The cover has light fading. The first 2 pages have age spotting, and there is colour transfer to the page opposite the title page. A few pages have small light areas of text transfer with a light rough surface where the pages have been lightly stuck together in these areas. There is light age spotting to the edges of the compressed pages. The rest of the book has no faults.

The dimensions: 195 x 265 mm
Pages: 294
Publisher: Butterworths of New Zealand
Publication date: 1986 first edition


Temperate and Subtropical Fruit Production
By David Jackson

This essential, illustrated handbook for fruitgrowers, students and enthusiastic amateurs describes the background and gives detailed information on the production of temperate and subtropical fruits in New Zealand.

Divided into two parts, the first details the important factors which contribute towards the successful production of fruit; the second describes the cultivation of individual crops.


Part 1
-The distribution of fruits
-Climate and fruit plants
-Morphology and growth of woody plants
-Flowers and fruit
-Pruning and training
-Fruit maturation, handling and other practices
-Soils, nutrients and water
-Plant protection: Pest and weed control
-Propagation of fruit plants
-Objectives, purchase and management of an orchard
-Machinery for horticulture

Part 2: Colour section
-Subtropical and tropical fruit
-Miscellaneous and minor fruit crops
-Edible nuts


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