Apples of New England: A User's Guide

Apples of New England: A User's Guide

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A guide to more than 200 varieties of apples! This fascinating and helpful guide will offer practical advice about rare heirlooms and newly discovered varieties, chapters on the rich tradition of apple growing in New England and on the a€œfathersa€ of American applesa€”Massachusetts natives John Chapman (a€œJohnny Appleseeda€) and Henry David Thoreau. Apples of New England will present the apple in all its splendor: as biological wonder, super food, work of art, and cultural icon. Apples of New England will be an indispensable resource for anyone identifying apples in New England orchards, farm stands, grocery storesa€”or their own backyard. Photographs of the more than 200 apples discovered, grown, or sold in New England will be accompanied by notes about flavor and texture, history, ripening time, storage quality, and best use.discovered and propagated, many new varieties today are the product of applebreeding programs. The closest ofthese toNew England is CornellUniversitya#39;s New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, NewYork, which hasanbsp;...

Title:Apples of New England: A User's Guide
Author:Russell Powell
Publisher:The Countryman Press - 2014-09-15


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