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Mushroom growing.

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Date Issued:
1934
Abstract/Description:
Millions of pounds of edible mushrooms are consumed in this country annually, and a large percentage of them are imported from Europe. More than a thousand species of mushrooms are known, but the common cultivated edible variety Psalliota campestris is the only species cultivated in the United States and most of the mushrooms consumed are of this type. This paper describes the cultivation of mushroom in the United States.
Title: Mushroom growing.
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Name(s): Florida Dept. of Agriculture.
PALMM (Project)
Type of Resource: text
Issuance: monographic
Date Issued: <1934>
Date Issued: 1934
Date Issued: 1934
Publisher: Dept. of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Tallahassee, Fla.
Physical Form: electronic resource
Extent: 24 p. ; 23 cm.
Language(s): eng
Abstract/Description: Millions of pounds of edible mushrooms are consumed in this country annually, and a large percentage of them are imported from Europe. More than a thousand species of mushrooms are known, but the common cultivated edible variety Psalliota campestris is the only species cultivated in the United States and most of the mushrooms consumed are of this type. This paper describes the cultivation of mushroom in the United States.
Table of Contents: Development of the industry -- Spawn -- Varieties -- Structures for raising mushrooms -- Costruction of the beds -- Cultural practice -- Growing conditions -- Sanitation and desinfection -- Diseases -- Insect pests -- Prevention and control -- Harvesting, packing and marketing -- Costs and returns.
Target Audience: general
Identifier: UF00003062 (iid), 49345534 (oclc), AAA3564 QF, 983722 (digitool), uf:107230 (fedora)
Note(s): "August, 1934."
Cover title.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Flori da, PALMM Project, 2001. Mode of Access: World Wide Web. System Requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and pr int PDF files. Electronically reproduced from Collection in George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida.
Subject(s): Mushroom culture -- Florida
Mushrooms -- Florida
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003062.pdf
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dl/UF00003062.jpg
Host Institution: UF
Other Format:
(OCoLC)28539597
Is Part of Series: Bulletin (Florida. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no.49.