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Principles of Horticulture

Principles of Horticulture - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0080942964

Cover of Principles of Horticulture 5TH 09 (ISBN 978-0080942964)
ISBN13: 978-0080942964
ISBN10: 0080942962

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Vitalsource Technologies, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Principles of Horticulture - 5TH 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0080942964

C R Adams, M P Early and K M Bamford

ISBN13: 978-0080942964
ISBN10: 0080942962

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 5TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Vitalsource Technologies, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Principles of Horticulture is an excellent introduction to the study of all aspects of the subject. Written in an accessible and readable style it explains the principles that underlie the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, turf, ornamental planting in outdoors and in protected culture; commercially as well as in the garden and on the allotment. Readers ranging from first time students at the beginning of their careers in horticulture through to seasoned gardeners with many years of practical experience will find it essential reading.

This fifth edition has been restructured to bring it in to line with the most recent RHS syllabus, adding new material on the basis of science for horticulturists. The book contains beginning of chapter summaries, highlighted definitions and key points, and end of chapter test your learning questions. Each chapter ends with references for further reading.

Structured to meet the needs of a wide variety of courses in horticulture at levels 2 and 3, this book is particularly suitable for the RHS Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma in Horticulture, BTEC National and the City and Guilds/NPTC National and Advanced National Certificate and Diploma courses. It also supports those studying plant science and related modules for 'A' Level Biology and the Diploma in Environmental and Land-based studies.

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