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Breeding New Plants and Flowers By Charles W. Welch

Breeding New Plants and Flowers by Charles W. Welch

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This title brings the skills of hybridizing a unique plant within the scope of every gardener. Over 200 illustrations support the text and explain the steps to this aspect of gardening.

Breeding New Plants and Flowers Summary

Breeding New Plants and Flowers by Charles W. Welch

This title brings the skills of hybridizing a unique plant within the scope of every gardener. Over 200 illustrations support the text and explain the steps to this aspect of gardening. Topics covered include an introduction to the principles of breeding - the reproductive methods of different flower types, advice on selecting parents and an overview of genetics. The book also includes descriptions of the breeding of some 30 plants, ranging from fuchsias to roses and tomatoes to strawberries, plus instruction on pollination, growing the seed, seedling care, taking leaf cuttings, potting on and planting out. Advice on how beginners can crossbreed successfully and how the more experienced hybridist can experiment with sophisticated crosses is also provided.

About Charles W. Welch

Charles W Welch has spent many years in hybridising and has bred something new in almost every category of plant life. He has been awarded certificates from the RHS at Wisley and has introduced new varieties at Chelsea Flower Show. Many of his fuchsias and irises are registered in America. Resident - Thetford, Norfolk

Additional information

GOR001678622
9781861265494
1861265492
Breeding New Plants and Flowers by Charles W. Welch
Used - Very Good
Hardback
The Crowood Press Ltd
20020923
160
N/A
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