This is the only book of its kind, a reference guide to the fruit, berries and nuts available to growers through mail order catalogs and websites in the United States. This fourth edition provides access to 275 mail order nurseries with 8,750 varietal descriptions, including 3,076 apples, 523 peaches, 327 plums, 757 grapes, 97 raspberries, 137 strawberries, 97 pecans and 105 bananas. At the end of each description is a coded source list.
This book will prove to be of practical use to both hobbyists and agricultural professionals alike, as it builds on the heritage of plant breeding and seed preservation in the United States. Growers and breeders have developed regionally adopted varieties with superior taste, disease resistance and countless other virtues. Fruit, Berry and Nut Inventory is a must resource for serious orchardists and horticulturists.
Seed Savers Exchange is a tax-exempt, 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of heirloom seeds.
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