Penn State Handbook for Commercial Mushroom Growers
The most comprehensive single reference available to mushroom farmers anywhere, the Penn State Handbook for Commercial Mushroom Growers provides a 176-page compendium of useful scientific and technical information. Among the many subjects covered are diseases, molds, and abnormalities; insect pests and pest management; composting; and spawning, casing, pasteurizing, watering, and controlling CO2. A glossary of technical terms and a bibliography are included.
The contents are illustrated with 45 black and white photographs, 26 graphs, charts, and diagrams, and 24 tables. Of special interest are 15 detailed drawings depicting microscopic spore structures, and 52 color plates of mushroom diseases, molds, and abnormalities.
Designed to be used on the farm, the handbook is printed on tear-proof and moisture-resistant plastic paper and presented in a vinyl loose-leaf ring binder.
The Pennsylvania State University
Agricultural Publication Distribution Center
112 Agriculture Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802