Introduction to Horticultural Science

Introduction to Horticultural Science

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Designed to provide readers with a full appreciation of the wonderful world of horticultural science, the Second Edition of INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE covers everything the reader needs to know in a comprehensive format that is easy to understand. Coverage includes critical topics such as fundamental concepts, cutting edge research, careers in horticulture, the relationship between horticulture and the environment, classification of plants, and plant anatomy. Readers are also introduced to key concepts such as plant propagation, media, nutrients and fertilizers, plants and the environment, plant growth regulators, post harvest physiology and pest management, greenhouse structures, nursery site selection, development and facilities, producing nursery crops, and floral design. Through enhanced visual aids and the inclusion of recent trends in the field, the second edition has been designed to peak reader interest and improve reader understanding. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.For grafting to be successful, the scion and understock must be compatible, and the cambium layers must be in close ... Some commonly used methods of tissue culture include callus culture, suspension culture, embryo culture, meristem, and ... Asexual propagation involves the use of plant parts for the reproduction ofanbsp;...

Title:Introduction to Horticultural Science
Author:Richard N. Arteca
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2014-02-21


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