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We all know capsicums as the vegetable that can be eaten fresh or cooked; or used to add flavour to a huge range of dishes, from Asian stir fries to Mediterranean dishes and Mexican chilli beans. Capsicums have a huge range of other uses as well, from condiments such as sweet chilli sauce, to ornamental uses as a bedding plant grown for colourful foliage or fruits.

Get to know more about Capsicums and Chillies with this vibrant ebook- Growing and Using Capsicums & Chillies.  With 71 pages of fantastic information on Capsicums and Chillies, this ebook is ideal for any gardener, home cook, horticulture student or capsicum enthusiast to get to know more about this great fruit. Starting with history of capsicums, to everything that you need to grow healthy, fruitful plants, to identifying different varieties to different ways in which you can cook with them.



The Capsicums and Chillies Ebook covers the following topics:

CHAPTER 1 HISTORY AND SCIENCE
History of the capsicum
Taxonomy of the capsicum

CHAPTER 2 GROWING CAPSICUMS
Growing requirements for capsicums
Temperature requirements
Light requirements
Plant spacing requirements
Nutritional requirements
Cation exchange capacity and nutrients
Ph requirements
Soil organic matter
Fertilizer requirements
Nitrogen
Phosphorus
Potassium
How much to apply
Nutritional requirements of capsicums
Plant tissue analysis for nutrients
Plant analysis guide for sampling time, plant part and nutrient levels of capsicums
Soil water
Watering capsicums
Cultural techniques
Cover crops
Crop rotation
Companion plants
Propagation
Pest and disease problems
Pests
Diseases
Other problems
General guidelines to control pest and disease problems
Harvesting

CHAPTER 3 SPECIES AND CULTIVARS
Bell peppers
Long sweet yellow peppers
Hot red capsicums
Heritage or heirloom varieties versus hybrids
Some capsicum cultivars
Suggested varieties to grow
Sweet or bell peppers
Chilli peppers
Other chilli pepper cultivars
Hungarian varieties

CHAPTER 4 USING CAPSICUMS
Nutritional value
Growing capsicums as commercial crops
Growing capsicums for ornamental purposes
Capsicums as preserves
Freezing capsicums
Drying capsicums
Cooking
Handling peppers
Medicines
Pesticides
Other
Recipes
Traditional Italian classics
Thai style
Spanish style
Mexican style
Indian style
Modern style
Drinks

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