Chestnuts: Producton and Culture

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by Martin Crawford 1st Edition, November 1995. ISBN 1-874275-26-2. A5, 52 pages.. A complete guide to growing chestnuts, mainly for nut production but includes coppice production. Subjects covered include different chestnut species , silviculture and coppice, flowering and pollination, nut types and uses, rootstocks, mycorrhizas, planting, intercrops, pruning, feeding and irrigation, production and harvesting, processing of nuts, diseases and pests, propagation, chestnut cultivars in Europe and North America, cultivars for the UK, sources – nurseries, equipment suppliers etc. The first comprehensive guide to chestnut cultivation in the English language, this is essential reading for anybody interested in growing chestnuts on a small or large scale.

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A complete guide to growing chestnuts, mainly for nut production but includes coppice production. Subjects covered include different chestnut species , silviculture and coppice, flowering and pollination, nut types and uses, rootstocks, mycorrhizas, planting, intercrops, pruning, feeding and irrigation, production and harvesting, processing of nuts, diseases and pests, propagation, chestnut cultivars in Europe and North America, cultivars for the UK, sources – nurseries, equipment suppliers etc. The first comprehensive guide to chestnut cultivation in the English language, this is essential reading for anybody interested in growing chestnuts on a small or large scale.