A comprehensive treatment of the new, proven Mittleider Method of dramatic food production demonstrated throughout the world, with sixty-four chapters, 621 pages, and a thousand drawings, photographs, and color plates. Also provides a detailed discussion of all aspects of plant growth, soil and water, nutrients, disease and insect control, harvesting, and marketing. Essential material for all serious vegetable gardeners.
This book teaches the principles of agronomy as applied to growing vegetables very well. It is a college-level text, and is used by several schools around the world.
It is supported by 19 years of greenhouse production of nursery/bedding plants and several years of actual field experience in countries around the world.
For those who really want to understand food production, including the parts of plants, how they grow, fertilizers, diseases, pests, and even the economics of family-based gardening, this text will be used over and over again.
It is highly recommended for those who are serious gardeners.