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Ginseng : How to Find, Grow, & Use North America's Forest Gold - Kim Derek Pritts


How to Find, Grow, & Use North America's Forest Gold

Paperback Published: 16th August 2010
ISBN: 9780811736343
Number Of Pages: 160

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This popular guide to cultivating and using ginseng has been ?updated to include the most recent information on ginseng cultivation. The book explains how to identify different species of ginseng and how to find the plant in the wild. Detailed information about growing ginseng yourself is given, from preparing the plot to protecting the plants from pests and diseases to harvesting. The book also discusses the legends, rumors, and facts about the plant?s medicinal properties. AUTHOR: Kim Derek Pritts, a lifelong outdoor enthusiast, has some forty years? experience growing and hunting ginseng. He has written articles on ginseng and other subjects for numerous magazines, including Field and Stream, Outdoor Life, Sports Afield, and Herb Quarterly. He lives in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. SELLING POINTS: Detailed guide to growing your own ginseng plus how to sell and use the plant after harvesting Finding, harvesting, and conserving ginseng in the wild Updates include information about state regulations and scientific studies of ginseng?s nearest neighbors ILLUSTRATIONS 40 colour photographs

ISBN: 9780811736343
ISBN-10: 0811736342
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 160
Published: 16th August 2010
Publisher: Stackpole Books
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.3
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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