Lettuce varieties and culture.

One of 1,702 books in the series: Farmers' bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) available on this site.

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Describes the different varieties of lettuce and the steps necessary for producing a quality lettuce crop.

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[42] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Thompson, Ross C. (Ross Calvin), 1896- 1951.

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Describes the different varieties of lettuce and the steps necessary for producing a quality lettuce crop.

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[42] p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Issued May 1944; revised October 1951.

Supersedes Farmers' bulletin 1609, Lettuce growing.

Contents: Importance of lettuce crop -- Types of lettuce and their adaptation -- Description of important varieties -- Factors influencing field production -- Rotations -- Selection preparation and improvement of soils -- Importance of good seed -- Coated seed -- Seeding in place -- Growing plants for transplanting -- Blocking and thinning -- Cultivation -- Irrigation -- Harvesting handling and shipping -- Economic aspects of lettuce production -- Diseases of lettuce -- Insect enemies of lettuce.

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  • 1951

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  • Aug. 17, 2009, 11:40 a.m.

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Thompson, Ross C. (Ross Calvin), 1896-. Lettuce varieties and culture., book, 1951; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc9506/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.