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Biology of Horticulture : An Introductory Textbook

Biology of Horticulture : An Introductory Textbook - 93 edition

Biology of Horticulture : An Introductory Textbook - 93 edition

ISBN13: 9780471059899

ISBN10: 0471059897

Biology of Horticulture : An Introductory Textbook by John E. Preece - ISBN 9780471059899
Edition: 93
Copyright: 1993
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
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Biology of Horticulture : An Introductory Textbook by John E. Preece - ISBN 9780471059899

ISBN13: 9780471059899

ISBN10: 0471059897

Edition: 93

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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

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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Biology of Horticulture : Introductory Textbook by John E. Preece and Paul E. Read - ISBN 9780471465799