Saving Vegetable Seeds for the Home and Market Garden

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

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"With the present urgent necessity for producing increased quantities of food, the seed supply becomes very important. Where the seed itself is used for food the high prices have tended to throw much-needed seed stock into the food market, and in many other cases increased plantings have drawn heavily on stocks already low on account of the cutting off of European sources of supply. As an emergency measure, therefore, it is important that as much seed a possible should be saved on our farms and in our market gardens. It has been done widely in the past and can be ... continued below

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16 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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Tracy, W. W. (William Woodbridge), 1872-1932 1917.

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"With the present urgent necessity for producing increased quantities of food, the seed supply becomes very important. Where the seed itself is used for food the high prices have tended to throw much-needed seed stock into the food market, and in many other cases increased plantings have drawn heavily on stocks already low on account of the cutting off of European sources of supply. As an emergency measure, therefore, it is important that as much seed a possible should be saved on our farms and in our market gardens. It has been done widely in the past and can be done readily again. This bulletin aims to give plain and explicit directions for saving the seed of our garden vegetables." -- p. 2

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16 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

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"September, 1917." -- title page

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Tracy, W. W. (William Woodbridge), 1872-1932. Saving Vegetable Seeds for the Home and Market Garden, pamphlet, 1917; Washington D.C.. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc96523/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.