Practical Horticulture

Practical Horticulture

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For undergraduate, major, survey/non-major courses in Horticulture.Providing a scientifically-based, yet practical introduction to horticulture, this text presents material relevant to the way people encounter horticulture in everyday life (landscapes, houseplants, vegetable gardens), while introducing important aspects of horticultural science and commercial practices.show more

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  • Hardback | 455 pages
  • 210.82 x 279.4 x 22.86mm | 1,179.33g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 4th edition
  • illustrations (some colour), maps
  • 0130206105
  • 9780130206107

Table of contents

I. FUNDAMENTALS OF HORTICULTURE. 1. Climate and Plant Growth. 2. Botanical Nomenclature, Anatomy, and Physiology. 3. Plant Growth and Development. 4. Plant Propagation. II. GROWING PLANTS OUTDOORS. 5. Outdoor Soils and Fertility. 6. Vegetable Gardening. 7. Growing Tree Fruits and Nuts. 8. Bush and Other Small Fruits. 9. Flower and Herb Gardening. 10. Home Landscape Planning and Installation. 11. Landscape Maintenance. 12. Lawn Establishment and Care. 13. Diagnosing and Treating Outdoor Plant Disorders. III. GROWING PLANTS INDOORS. 14. Indoor Plant Maintenance. 15. Potting Media and Fertilizers. 16. Light and Indoor Plant Growth. 17. Indoor Plant Watering and Humidity. 18. Controlling Houseplant Pests and Diseases. 19. Decorating with Growing Plants and Fresh Flowers. 20. Greenhouses and Related Climate-Controlling Structures. Appendix of Plant Societies. Glossary. Index.show more

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