following items either are corrections or clarifications to the
book, generally a result of publisher decisions, not those of the
Cover-- the image you may see online with
specific names of fruits not only is incorrect with some naming,
not the actual cover of the book which only identifies crops such
apples or pears-- this is how to tell if the image is actually of
book cover (also, in the lower grid of 12 fruits, the upper left
book is a pear).
Crabapple-- Throughout this is shown as two words, per the
which uses Webster's dictionary as a taxonomic reference. The
of horticultural authorities, including the International
Society, list it as ONE word.
p. 202-- Chestnut blight wiped trees out by the early
1900's, not the 1990's.
Photo, p. 284-- This photo chosen by the publisher is not only
incorrect and misleading, but could result in serious injury if
followed. Dust masks are not appropriate for sprays; although
long sleeves, the person is not wearing gloves-- skin absorption
leading problem with using pesticides (organic or otherwise)
improperly; nor is any other protective gear worn on the face as
be, particularly eye protection; even with "seemingly innocuous"
sprays, protective clothing is a good idea as pesticides
concentrates) spilled on unprotected clothing is the greatest
using pesticides. Above all , read and follow all label directions
Resources-- for space considerations, the publisher deleted
from the list of resources, locations which are valuable to
in choosing appropriate and best fruits for their regions. These
found, in addition to any new links or changes, on the above
linked on this site.