Potato production in the northeastern and north central states.

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A guide to growing and selling potatoes in the northeastern and north central United States.

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62 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Houghland, G. V. C. (Geoffrey Van Clief), 1897-1980; Akeley, Robert V.; Dykstra, T. P. & Shands, Wayland Arthur, 1905- September 1954.

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A guide to growing and selling potatoes in the northeastern and north central United States.

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62 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Revised September 1954. The original edition was prepared by P. M. Lombard, B. E. Brown and T. P. Dykstra.

Contents: Extent and production of the potato crop -- Climatic and soil requirements -- Crop rotation -- Soil preparation and improvement -- Varieties from which to choose -- Importance of good seed stock -- Seed disinfection -- Cutting seed potatoes and healing seed pieces -- Planting -- Cultivation -- Irrigation -- Potato diseases -- Spraying and dusting -- Insect enemies of potatoes -- Harvesting -- Storage -- Grading and marketing -- Production centers and varieties -- Common and scientific names of important insects and diseases.

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  • September 1954

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Houghland, G. V. C. (Geoffrey Van Clief), 1897-1980; Akeley, Robert V.; Dykstra, T. P. & Shands, Wayland Arthur, 1905-. Potato production in the northeastern and north central states., book, September 1954; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9475/: accessed July 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.