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Biology of Horticulture : An Introductory Textbook

Biology of Horticulture : An Introductory Textbook - 93 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471059899

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ISBN13: 978-0471059899
ISBN10: 0471059897 Edition: 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1993
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Biology of Horticulture : An Introductory Textbook - 93 edition

ISBN13: 978-0471059899

John E. Preece

ISBN13: 978-0471059899
ISBN10: 0471059897 Edition: 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published: 1993
International: No
Summary

Stresses the scientific foundation concerned with the growth and care of plants common to all horticultural commodities. Incorporates the principles behind techniques described in other ``how-to'' horticulture texts. Will successfully prepare students for more specialized courses including nursery management, floriculture, landscaping, vegetable and fruit science.

Table of Contents

HORTICULTURAL BIOLOGY

Plant Classification.

Plant Structure.

THE AMBIENT ENVIRONMENT

Light.

Temperature.

THE RHIZOSPHERE (ROOT ZONE)

Soils and Soil Management.

Mineral Nutrition.

PLANT GROWTH SUBSTANCES

Plant Hormones.

Chemical Control of Plant Growth.

HORTICULTURAL PRACTICES

Pruning.

Plant Propagation.

PLANT PROBLEMS

Plant Pests and Other Problems.

Appendix
Glossary
Index

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