By Chris & Paula Steenholdt

This book discusses the principles and methods of growing organic apples in Tasmania, Australia.

Includes chapters on:
ORGANIC Farming
APPLE Varieties
SOIL Fertility – green manure, compost, mulch
PEST Control – natural, biological, insect pests & diseases
SEASONS – jobs to be done each month
CROP Management – thinning, pruning, fruit harvesting & handling, value adding, getting on with the neighbours, labour requirements
CERTIFICATION – most commonly asked questions
MARKETING & Selling – what is a marketable product, marketing problems, direct selling, supermarkets & wholesalers, promotion activities, a day at Salamanka markets

Softcover 96p
ISBN: 0646351729
Published 1998