Hartmann's Plant Science

Hartmann's Plant Science : Growth, Development, and Utilization of Cultivated Plants

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This text is appropriate for Introduction to Plant Science courses. This comprehensive text is written for anyone with an interest in how plants are grown and utilized for maintaining and adding enjoyment to human life. It also explores how plants have a tremendous economic impact in developed and developing nations. This new edition has been revised to reflect the most recent statistics, production methods and issues concerning the production and utilization of plants.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 624 pages
  • 210.8 x 276.9 x 27.9mm | 1,451.51g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0131140752
  • 9780131140752
  • 2,046,836

Table of contents

UNIT I: Environmental, Cultural, and Social Factors that Influence the Cultivation and Utilization of Plants CHAPTER 1: History, Trends, Issues, and Challenges in Plant ScienceCHAPTER 2: Terrestial EcosystemsCHAPTER 3: Human Impact on EcosystemsCHAPTER 4: Climate - Solar Radiation and Moisture AvailabilityCHAPTER 5: Climate - Temperature, Air Movement, and CompositionCHAPTER 6: Soil and Managing Soil, Soil Water, and FdertilityCHAPTER 7: Itegrated Management of Weeds, Insects, and Diseases UNIT II: Plant Structure, Chemistry, Growth and Development, Genetics, and Biodiversity CHAPTER 8: Structure of Higher PlantsCHAPTER 9: Stages of Growth and DevelopmentCHAPTER 10: Plant Chemistry and MetabolismCHAPTER 11: Photosynthesis and RespirationCHAPTER 12: Soil and Plant Water RelationsCHAPTER 13: Plant NutrientsCHAPTER 14: Genetics and PropagationCHAPTER 15: Crop Biodiversity: Naming, Classifying, Origin, and Germplam Preservation UNIT III: Crops: Their Production and Utilization Systems CHAPTER 16: Field Crops Grown for Food, Fiber, Fuel, and Other Industrial UsesCHAPTER 17: Forage Crops and RangelandsCHAPTER 18: Vegetable ProductionCHAPTER 19: Temperate Fruit and Nut CropsCHAPTER 20: Tropical and Subtropical Crops and Crop Production SystemsCHAPTER 21: Nursery ProductionCHAPTER 22: Landscape Plants: Evergreen Trees and Shrubs, Deciduous Trees and Shrubs, and Herbaceous PlantsCHAPTER 23: FloricultureCHAPTER 24: TurfgrassesCHAPTER 25: Residential and Public LandscapesCHAPTER 26: Harvest, Post-Harvest Handling, Storage, Distribution, and Marketing APPENDIXGLOSSARYINDEXshow more

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