The Peaches of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1916, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Fourth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

By: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.

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First edition. Boards rubbed (common with titles from this series), binding tight & square, no foxing. 1917 Large Hardcover. xiii, 541 pp. 12 1/4 x 9 3/4. Original green cloth, gilt titles. An extensive survey of many varieties of peaches grown in New York, including according to the preface an account of the history and uses of the peach; a discussion of the botanical characters of the species of cultivated peaches; an account of the peach-regions and of peach-growing in New York with the most important statistics relating to this fruit; and, lastly and in greatest detail, the synonymy, bibliography, economic status, and full descriptions of all the most important cultivated peaches, with briefer notices of varieties of minor importance and of those appearing in peach-literature which are now no longer grown.' Includes stunning full color plates depicting numerous types of peaches.

Title: The Peaches of New York (Report of the New York Agricultural Experiment Station for the Year 1916, Volume II) (State of New York - Department of Agriculture Twenty-Fourth Annual Report, Vol. 2, Part II)

Author: Hedrick, U.P.; Howe, G.H.; Taylor, O.M.; Tubergen, C.B.

Categories: Plants & Fungi, Agricultural & Culinary, Gardening & Horticulture,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: J.B. Lyon Company: 1917

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2078086

Keywords: PLANTS AGRICULTURE VITICULTURE PEACHES NEW YORK NY,