Two A4 text pages per nominated crop. There are 110 crops so 220 pages in [url removed, login to view] crops are common vegetables, fruits, nuts, berries & herbs. (Nothing about cooking or recipes is to be included). The theme is how to grow, harvest and market the crops. The crop info required is for crops grown in the soil [url removed, login to view] hydroponics.
Key items to be included are:
* climate conditions required eg impact of frosts.
*time in weeks to grow to maturity.
*retail & wholesale price in $US per kg. or per [url removed, login to view] January & July;marketing &? customer demand.
*estimated yield in kgs or lbs per 100 sq.ft. or 10 sq metres.
*it is intended that each crop be assessed as growing in its ideal? climate conditions and that these be stated plus any limitations such as "cannot handle severe frosts".
A time estimate to complete the job.
Other items to include for the 110 nominated crops are:
*spacing required when planting
* key nutrients taken out of soil by the plant
*size the plant grows to
*it would be useful to comment on the impact on yield and growing season of using a greenhouse or shadehouse e.g. particularly with tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce.
* a time estimate to complete the job
* references to sources of information supplied.