Strawberry Culture: Eastern United States

One of 1,872 pamphlets in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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"This bulletin discusses commercial methods [for strawberry growing] in the eastern United States, the territory including approximately one tier of States west of the Mississippi -- that part of the country where farm crops are usually grown without irrigation -- but not including the South Atlantic and Gulf coast region. The successful cultural methods followed in the different strawberry districts are described. These commercial methods are not all applicable to the growing of strawberries in the home garden, but as the underlying principles are the same, the practices may be modified without difficulty. Not only are complete directions given for ... continued below

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51 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889- 1919.

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"This bulletin discusses commercial methods [for strawberry growing] in the eastern United States, the territory including approximately one tier of States west of the Mississippi -- that part of the country where farm crops are usually grown without irrigation -- but not including the South Atlantic and Gulf coast region. The successful cultural methods followed in the different strawberry districts are described. These commercial methods are not all applicable to the growing of strawberries in the home garden, but as the underlying principles are the same, the practices may be modified without difficulty. Not only are complete directions given for planting, fertilizing, cultivating, harvesting, and marketing, but methods of using the surplus in canning, preserving, and by means of cold storage for future use are presented." -- p. 2

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51 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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Issued April 1919.

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Darrow, George M. (George McMillan), 1889-. Strawberry Culture: Eastern United States, pamphlet, 1919; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc85859/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.