Introduction To Horticultural Science

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Brand: Cengage Learning
SKU: DADAX0766835928
ISBN : 0766835928

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Introduction to Horticulture Science covers this subject matter in sufficient detail to be used as an introductory college textbook for a horticultural science class. It provides an excellent survey of key aspects of this area and presents cutting edge research at a level understandable to undergraduate students. This text introduces students to fundamental concepts including an introduction to the green plant; the origin and domestication of plants; the horticulture industry; and the fundamental steps leading to success in a horticulture career. The relationship between horticulture and the environment is discussed in addition to the classification of plants and plant anatomy. Also included is information on plant propagation; media, nutrients and fertilizers; plants and the environment; plant growth regulators; post harvest physiology and pest management; and it concludes with a comprehensive discussion of greenhouse structures; nursery site selection; development and facilities; producing nursery crops; and floral design.
Author : Richard N. Arteca
ISBN : 0766835928
Language : English
No of Pages : 536
Edition : 1
Publication Date : 4/11/2006
Format/Binding : Hardcover
Book dimensions : 11.1x8.6x1
Book weight : 0.03

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