The Botanical Series: Apple

Editor/Author Reiss, Marcia
Publication Year: 2014
Publisher: Reaktion Books

Single-User Purchase Price: $27.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $40.50
ISBN: 978-1-78-023340-6
Category: Food, Drink, Nutrition
Image Count: 131
Book Status: Available
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This book explores the apples history and the latest debates about the use of agrichemicals, the rise of organic and heirloom orchards, and the hopes and fears of genetic crop modification. Beautifully illustrated with historic and contemporary images, and with a directory of popular and heirloom varieties, Apple is a mouth-watering exploration of this fascinating fruit.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction: Backyard Apples
  • Out of the Wild: An Ode and a Lament
  • A Rose is a Rose is a Rose … is an Apple
  • The Search for Sweetness
  • Cider Chronicles
  • The American Apple
  • Apple Adulation
  • Good Apples
  • Bad Apples
  • Misplaced Apples
  • The Politics of Pomology
  • Apples Today and Tomorrow
  • Apple Varieties
  • Introduction to Apple Varieties
  • Ambrosia
  • Ananas Reinette
  • Ashmead's Kernel
  • Baldwin
  • Belle de Boskoop
  • Blue Pearmain
  • Braeburn
  • Bramley's Seedling
  • Calville Blanc d'Hiver
  • Cameo
  • Chenango Strawberry
  • Claygate Pearmain
  • Cortland
  • Costard apples
  • Cox's Orange Pippin
  • Crispin
  • Dolgo
  • Duchess of Oldenburg
  • Empire
  • Esopus Spitzenburg
  • EverCrisp
  • Flower of Kent
  • Fuji
  • Gala
  • Golden Delicious
  • Granny Smith
  • Gravenstein
  • Harrison Cider Apple
  • Hewe's Virginia Crab
  • Holstein
  • Honeycrisp (Honeycrunch)
  • Hubbardston Nonesuch
  • Idared
  • Indian Magic
  • Jazz
  • Jonathan
  • Kanzi
  • Kiku
  • King Luscious
  • Kingston Black
  • Lady Alice
  • Lady Apple
  • Lamb Abbey Pearmain
  • Liberty
  • McIntosh
  • Macoun
  • Newtown Pippin
  • Norfolk Beefing
  • Northern Spy
  • Paula Red
  • Pink Lady
  • Red Astrachan
  • Red Delicious
  • Reine de Reinette
  • Rhode Island Greening
  • Ribston Pippin
  • Rome
  • Sheep's Nose (also known as Black Gilliflower)
  • Snapdragon
  • Winecrisp
  • Winter Banana
  • Worcester Pearmain
  • Zestar
  • Timeline
  • Select Bibliography
  • Associations and Websites
  • Acknowledgements
  • Photo Acknowledgements