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The Grafter's Handbook
The Grafter's Handbook
by Steven Bradley
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 18.80

7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Book review by gb-online.co.uk, 30 May 2013
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This review is from: The Grafter's Handbook (Hardcover)
Now if you have never done any grafting before, then this is ideal as a starting point.

However as I have the original edition, I thought there was going to be more cutting edge 21st century content in this latest edition.

Many images/photos are still the original grainy black and white. Much of the content is still dated. For example talking in depth about raffia for tying grafts, with no mention of Parafilm or Buddy tape. No mention of the temperature graphs relating to temperature verses grafting success. This would be crucial for any beginner. As would a chart of optimum temperatures for all varieties normally grafted. There are references, but in different places in the book.

The next edition should be a major rework.


The Peach: Botany, Production and Uses (Cabi): Botany, Production and Uses (Cabi)
The Peach: Botany, Production and Uses (Cabi): Botany, Production and Uses (Cabi)
by D R Layne
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 135.06

5.0 out of 5 stars Book review by gb-online.co.uk, 30 May 2013
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This is an excellent and fully in depth study, covering all aspects of the "Peach".

The only book you would ever need.

Thanks from gb-online.co.uk


Forgotten Fruits: A Guide to Britain's Traditional Fruit and Vegetables
Forgotten Fruits: A Guide to Britain's Traditional Fruit and Vegetables
by Christopher Stocks
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Review of 'Forgotten Fruits' by gb-online.co.uk, 8 Nov 2012
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A very good read covering some unusual types of fruits. With excellent descriptions and notes. For the price a must for your library shelf. As I grow fruit rootstocks (gb-online.co.uk) and I collect old varieties of fruit, this is an asset.


Plants from Test Tubes: Introduction to Micropropagation
Plants from Test Tubes: Introduction to Micropropagation
by Lydiane Kyte
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 17.61

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Review of 'Plants from Test Tubes' by [...], 8 Nov 2012
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The edition I bought is a bit dated now, as this topic is so fast moving. But this book is a asset for nay student or semi pro. With excellent descriptions and notes. For the price a must for your library shelf. As I grow fruit rootstocks [...] and I collect old varieties of fruit and nuts, this is an asset.


Hartmann and Kester's Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices (Book & CD)
Hartmann and Kester's Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices (Book & CD)
by Hudson T. Hartmann
Edition: Hardcover

5.0 out of 5 stars Review of 'Hartmann and Kesters Plant Propagation; by gb-online.co.uk, 8 Nov 2012
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A very concise listing of all types of plant propagation techniques. a must for student or professional. For the price a must for your library shelf. As I grow fruit rootstocks (gb-online.co.uk) and I collect old varieties of fruit and nuts, this is an asset.


The New Book Of Apples: The Definitive Guide to Over 2000 Varieties
The New Book Of Apples: The Definitive Guide to Over 2000 Varieties
by Joan Morgan
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 23.25

5.0 out of 5 stars Review of 'The New Book of Apples' by gb-online.co.uk, 8 Nov 2012
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A very concise listing by Brogdale, of all types of apples grown in the UK. With excellent descriptions and notes. For the price a must for your library shelf. As I grow fruit rootstocks (gb-online.co.uk) and I collect old varieties of fruit, this is an asset.


The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Apples
The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Apples
by Andrew Mikolajski
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 13.09

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Review of 'The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Apples' by gb-online.co.uk, 8 Nov 2012
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A very concise listing of all types of apples grown in the UK. With excellent descriptions and notes. For the price a must for your library shelf. As I grow fruit rootstocks (gb-online.co.uk) and I collect old varieties of fruit, this is an asset.


The British Pomology: The History, Description, Classification, and Synonymes, of the Fruits and Fruit Trees of Great Britain (Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture)
The British Pomology: The History, Description, Classification, and Synonymes, of the Fruits and Fruit Trees of Great Britain (Cambridge Library Collection - Botany and Horticulture)
by Robert Hogg
Edition: Paperback
Price: 20.26

5.0 out of 5 stars Review of 'The British Pomology' by gb-online.co.uk, 8 Nov 2012
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A very concise listing of all types of fruit grown in the UK. With excellent descriptions and notes. For the price a must for your library shelf. As I grow fruit rootstocks (gb-online.co.uk) and I collect old varieties of fruit, this is an asset.


Fruit and Nut Production
Fruit and Nut Production
by Brenda, Ph.D. Olcott-Reid
Edition: Paperback

5.0 out of 5 stars Review of 'Fruit and Nut Production' by gb-online.co.uk, 8 Nov 2012
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A very concise listing of all types of fruit and nut culture. With excellent descriptions and notes. For the price a must for your library shelf. As I grow fruit rootstocks (gb-online.co.uk) and I collect old varieties of fruit and nuts, this is an asset.


The Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (Cabi Publishing)
The Encyclopedia of Fruit and Nuts (Cabi Publishing)
by Jules Janick
Edition: Hardcover
Price: 183.21

5.0 out of 5 stars Reiew of 'The Encyyclopedia of Fruis and Nuts, by gb-online.co.uk, 8 Nov 2012
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A very concise listing of all types of fruit and nuts, very much a bible for any student or professional. With excellent descriptions and notes. Expensive but for the price a must for your library shelf. As I grow fruit rootstocks [...] and I collect old varieties of fruit and nuts, this is an asset.


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