Organic Seed Production and Saving: The Wisdom of Plant Heritage
Written by Bryan Connolly, Illustrations by Jocelyn Langer, with Contributions by C.R. Lawn
Part of the NOFA guides. Includes information on:
- Strengths and limitations of hybrid varieties
- Before you grow the seed (selecting varieties, saving seed and improving crops, intellectual property rights)
- Growing seed (pollination biology, harvesting, cleaning, storage, germination testing)
- Details on individual crops (amaranth, crucifers, beets and chard, lettuce, cucurbits, corn and small grains, nightshades, root veggies)
Plus detailed appendices including more info on seed cleaning, seed companies, and more.