The mushroom cultivator. A practical guide to growing mushrooms at home

Paul Stamets. The mushroom cultivator. A practical guide to growing mushrooms at home. - Agarikon press, 1983

Содержание

FOREWORD by Dr. Andrew Weil

PREFACE

I. INTRODUCTION TO MUSHROOM CULTURE

II. STERILE TECHNIQUE AND AGAR CULTURE

III. GRAIN CULTURE

IV. THE MUSHROOM GROWING ROOM

V. COMPOST PREPARATION

VI. NON-COMPOSTED SUBSTRATES

VII. SPAWNING AND SPAWN RUNNING IN BULK SUBSTRATES

VIII. THE CASING LAYER

IX. STRATEGIES FOR MUSHROOM FORMATION (PINHEAD INITIATION)

X. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: SUSTAINING THE MUSHROOM CROP

XL GROWING PARAMETERS FOR VARIOUS MUSHROOM SPECIES

XII. CULTIVATION PROBLEMS AND THEIR SOLUTIONS: A TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE

XIII. THE CONTAMINANTS OF MUSHROOM CULTURE: IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL

XIV. THE PESTS OF MUSHROOM CULTURE

XV. MUSHROOM GENETICS

APPENDICES

GLOSSARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

PHOTOGRAPHY AND ILLUSTRATION CREDITS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

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386/Appendix VIII: Metric Conversion Tables

APPENDIX VIII
METRIC CONVERSION TABLES
Substrate Depths

Cropping Yield

Ibs./sq. ft.

kg./sq. m.

1.0
1.4

4.9
6.8
9.8
10.8
12.7
14.7
17.7
19.6
22.0

2.0
2.2
2.6
3.0
3.5
4.0
4.5
5.0
5.5
6.0
6.5

inches
1

2
3

centimeters
2.54
5.08
7.62

4
5
6
7
8
9

24.4
27.0
29.0
31.4

10
11

12

10.16
12.70
15.24
17.78
20.32
22.86
25.40

27.94
30.48

Length
Centimeter = 0.3937 inches
Meter = 3.2808 feet
Meter = 1 .0936 yards

Inch = 2.54 centimeters
Foot = 0.3048 meters
Yard = 0.9144 meters
Area

Sq. in. = 6.4516 sq. cm.
Sq. ft. = 0.0929 sq. m.
Sq. yd. = 0.8361 sq. m.

Sq. cm. = 0.1550 sq. in.
Sq. m. = 10.7639 sq. ft.
Sq. m. = 1.1960 sq. yd.
Vol urn e

Cu. in. = 16.3872 cu. cm.
Cu. ft. = 0.0283 cu. m.
Cu. yd. = 0.7646 cu. m.

Cu. cm. = 0.0610 Cu. in.
Cu. m. = 35.3145 cu. ft.
Cu. m. = 1.3079 Cu. yd.

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