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Seed to Seed: Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners by Suzanne Ashworth
Call Number: SB324.75 .A8 2002
Seed to Seed is a complete seed-saving guide that describes specific techniques for saving the seeds of 160 different vegetables.
The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds: 322 Vegetables, Herbs, Fruits, Flowers, Trees, and Shrubs by Robert E. Gough; Cheryl Moore-Gough
Call Number: SB118.3 .G68 2011
Provides simple instructions that clearly explains the whole process, from basic plant biology to proper seed storage and successful propagation.
Seed to Civilization by Charles B. Heiser
Call Number: S419 .H44 1990
The author traces the intricate patterns of food use and distribution that have developed since prehistoric times
The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving by Edited by Lee Buttala and Shanyn Siegel
Call Number: SB324.75 .C65 2015
Filled with advice for the home gardener and the more seasoned horticulturist alike, The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving provides straightforward instruction on collecting seed that is true-to-type and ready for sowing in next year’s garden.
First the Seed: the Political Economy of Plant Biotechnology by Jack Ralph Kloppenburg
Call Number: SB117.3 K57 2004
The history of plant breeding and how efforts to control the seed have shaped the emergence of the agricultural biotechnology industry.
Seeds: Time Capsules of Life by by Rob Kesseler & Wolfgang Stuppy
Call Number: SB117 .K47 2006
Special light and scanning electron microscopy are used to obtain astonishing images of diverse seeds at various states of maturity. Pods, pouches, keys, nuts and other vehicles of dispersal are explained and illustrated.