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    Principles of Horticulture (Paperback) By (author) Charles Adams, By (author) M. P. Early, By (author) Katherine Bamford, By (author) Jane Brook


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    DescriptionThis colourful guide will introduce you to the fundamentals of horticulture, whether you are taking an RHS course, are a keen amateur or seasoned gardener. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book explains the principles that underlie the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, turf and ornamental planting in the outdoors and in protected culture. It has a wide breadth of coverage, from the subject's more commercial aspects, through to matters of the garden and allotment, with the latest information on conservation, practical propagation techniques, and garden design. With highlighted definitions and key points, and illustrated in full colour, this book will be a useful companion as you progress in the study and practice of horticulture.

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    Principles of Horticulture
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Adams, By (author) M. P. Early, By (author) Katherine Bamford, By (author) Jane Brook
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 408
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 275 mm
    Thickness: 23 mm
    Weight: 1,156 g
    ISBN 13: 9780080969572
    ISBN 10: 0080969577

    BIC E4L: COU
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S4.0T
    DC22: 635
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: KNAC, TVS
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    BISAC V2.8: SCI011000
    LC classification: QK
    Abridged Dewey: 580
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17650
    BISAC V2.8: SCI073000
    T&F Categories: , , , , , , ,
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/SCITAS
    Thema V1.0: KNA, TVS
    6, Revised
    Edition statement
    6th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    colour Illustrations
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
    Publication date
    08 December 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Preface 1. Horticulture in Context 2. Climate and Microclimate 3. Classification and naming 4. Plant Cells and Tissues 5. External Characteristics of the Plant 6. Plant Reproduction 7. Plant Growth 8. Transport in the Plant 9. Pollination and Fertilization 10. Plant Development 11. Plant Propagation 12. Weeds and Other Wild Plants 13. Horticultural pests 14. Horticultural Diseases and Disorders 15. Plant Protection 16. Physical Properties of Soil 17. Soil Organic Matter 18. Soil Water 19. Soil PH 20. Plant Nutrition 21. Alternatives to Growing in Soil Index