The Chinese medicinal herb farm : a cultivator's guide to small-scale organic herb production (Book, 2011) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The Chinese medicinal herb farm : a cultivator's guide to small-scale organic herb production

Author: Peg Schafer; Steven Foster; Sean Fannin
Publisher: White River Junction, Vt. : Chelsea Green Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing detailed profiles, growing information and medicinal uses for dozens of herbs, a guide for cultivating high-quality herbs at home draws on new scientific data while sharing complementary recipes and coverage of such topics as conservation, crop integration and how to avoid invasive species.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peg Schafer; Steven Foster; Sean Fannin
ISBN: 9781603583305 1603583300 9781603583312 1603583319
OCLC Number: 719429794
Description: xiii, 312 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Farming to be part of the solution --
Herb quality --
Cultivation in the nursery, garden, and field --
The harvest and marketing --
Conservation and global trade in medicinal plants --
Medicinal herb profiles.
Other Titles: Cultivator's guide to small-scale organic herb production
Responsibility: Peg Schafer ; foreword by Steven Foster ; medicinal use descriptions by Sean Fannin.

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Providing detailed profiles, growing information and medicinal uses for dozens of herbs, a guide for cultivating high-quality herbs at home draws on new scientific data while sharing complementary recipes and coverage of such topics as conservation, crop integration and how to avoid invasive species.
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Book News-Schafer, affiliated with the Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm in Petaluma, California, co-founded the first U.S. company to offer organic, domestically grown Chinese medicinal herbs. In this Read more...

 
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