Item - PE003244 - “Rapeseed: Canada’s ‘Cinderella’ Crop” booklet

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PE003244 - “Rapeseed: Canada’s ‘Cinderella’ Crop” booklet

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    • Apr., 1968 (Publication)
      Rapeseed Association of Canada
    • Apr., 1968 (Contribution)
      McAnsh, James

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    One (1) printed paper booklet. Semi-glossy cover pages. Colour photographs on cover pages. Blue text headings. Includes 11 B&W photograph prints. Includes 12 colour photograph prints. Includes three (3) blue pages at the end of the booklet. 36 pp. 22.3cm x 15cm.

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    A booklet titled “Rapeseed: Canada’s “Cinderella’ Crop” published by the Rapeseed Association of Canada in April 1968. The booklet provides information about the origins and history of rapeseed plants, ideal growing conditions, varieties and species, seeding practices, and various diseases and pests that can affect plant growth. The booklet includes several information tables, maps, and photographs related to rapeseed and its production. The booklet ends with an acknowledgement statement from James McAnsh, the Executive Director of the Rapeseed Association of Canada. For further information, there are two contacts listed on the back cover page.
    Table of Contents: Origin and History, Foreword, Introduction, World Oilseed Market, Domestic Market Potential, Rapeseed Breeding Program, Area of Adaptation, Choice of Land and Rotation, Rape Varieties and Species, Seed and Seeing Practices, Use of Fertilizer, Pollination, Weed Control, Diseases, Control of Rape and Mustard Diseases, Insect Pests, Harvesting and Threshing, Storage and Cleaning, Grading, Mustard Seed Crops Introduction, Mustard Species, Area of Adaptation, Varieties, Harvesting and Marketing, Grading.

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