Selection and wintering of biennial vegetables for seed by W. T. Macoun

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Statementby W.T. Macoun.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 83898, Circular / Dominion Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada) -- no. 15.
ContributionsDominion Experimental Farms and Stations (Canada)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 microfiche (6 fr.)
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Open LibraryOL19800416M
ISBN 100665838980

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There are many biennial vegetables. Beets, brussel sprouts, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, chard, collard, endive, kale, kohlrabi, leeks, onions, parsley, parsnip, rutabaga, salsify and turnips are all biennial vegetables. The kale pictured above is last years crop so we will collect seed when it flowers and compost the rest of the plant.

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