|The picture shows the cover of this ©1970 Book Entitled: THE CULTIVATOR'S HANDBOOK OF MARIJUANA. This is a 1977 Fourth Printing. The book is by Bill Drake and published by Wingbow Press. It is illustrated throughout by Terry Rutledge with calligraphy by Jim Drake. The cover design is by Michael Cronan.|
This soft cover book has (97) pages full of information on the growing of Marijuana, Pot, Grass, Weed, Canibis, Mary Jane, or whatever you want to call it. On the back cover the Whole Earth Catalog states "THE BEST BOOK ON THE SUBJECT". There are many illustrations and some pictures as well. There is a wealth of information in this book. The main topics on the table of contents are as follows:
Introduction: Myths - Fact And Fiction
Overview Of The Plant
Soil, Water, Nutrition, And Environment
Seeds, Seedlings, Germination, And Transplantation
Lighting Effects And Growth Patterns
Harvesting And Drying
Making A Good Plant Better
Producing An Unrecognizable Hybrid
At the back of the book are advertisements for other Wingbow Press books including:
Hallucinogenic Plants Of North America by Jonathan Ott
Growing Wild Mushrooms by Bob Harris
The International Cultivators Handbook by William Daniel Drake, Jr.
The book measures 8" x 9-1/2". It is in excellent condition with some light wear.