A Practical Treatise on the Management of Fruit Trees; With Descriptive Lists of the Most Valuable Fruits for General Cultivation; Adapted to the Inte (Paperback)
This vintage book is a detailed guide to managing and maintaining fruit trees, with information on planting, propagation, grafting, common diseases and pests, pruning, transplanting, and many other related aspects. Highly accessible and full of simple instructions and invaluable tips, this volume will be of considerable utility to those with an interest in growing fruit. Contents include: "Production of the New Variety of Fruit", "Sowing Selected Seeds", "Sowing Hybridized Seeds", "Multiplication of Variety", "Direct Mode of Multiplying, by Dividing the Original Tree", "Suckers", "Cuttings and Layers", "Indirect Mode of Multiplying", "Scion-Grafting", "Bud-Grafting", "Position of the Graft upon the Stock", "Stocks for Grafting", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on growing fruit.