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Seed Saving Made Easy!
Become a thrifty, more self-sufficient gardener with this resourceful seed saving guide. Learn which seeds are easiest to save, isolation and easy hand-pollination techniques, how to keep seeds from cross-pollinating and much more!
IntroductionWhy Save Seed?
Every Plant Has a Name Family, Genus, Species, Variety
Reproduction Essentials Annuals, Perennials and Biennials Pollination How Plants Use Flowers Open Pollinated, Hybrid and GMOs
Preserving Genetic Purity Physical Isolation Mechanical Isolation Natural Cross-pollination
Selection and Genetic Diversity Genetic Diversity Selection Roguing Inbreeding Depression
Harvesting Seed How to Determine Maturity Collecting and Cleaning Dry Seeds Cleaning Wet Seeds and Fermentation Drying and Storing Seeds Testing Germination
The Plant Profiles LEVEL ONE: Easy Aster – Lettuce Brassica – Annual Radish Legume – Beans and Peas Mallow – Okra Nightshade – Eggplant, Pepper, Tomato and Tomatillo LEVEL TWO: Challenging Shenopodium – Spinach Cucurbit – Cucumber, Melon, Watermelon, Squash, and Gourds
Conclusion Sources About the Author Other Works by Jill Henderson