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Principles of Horticulture

ISBN-10: 0750686944

ISBN-13: 9780750686945

Edition: 5th 2008 (Revised)

Authors: C. R. Adams, M. P. Early, K. M. Bamford

List price: $33.95
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Principles of Horticulture is an excellent introduction to the study of all aspects of the subject. Written in an accessible and readable style it has helped thousands of students to succeed in their examations for more than twenty five years. Readers ranging from first time students at the beginning of their careers in horticulture through to seasoned gardeners with many years of practical experience will find it essential reading. This fifth edition has been recast to bring it in to line with the most recent RHS syllabus, adding new material on the basics of science for horticulturalists. For the first time the book appears in full colour, making study easier and clearer. Structured to meet the needs of a wide variety of courses in horticulture, this book is particularly suitable for the RHS Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma in Horticulture and for students studying Advanced National Certificate and National Diploma courses. * A quarter of a century as THE leading introduction to Horticulture * New material on the basics of science for horticulturalists * Written by leading experts to fit the new RHS Certificate in Horticulture
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Book details

List price: $33.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 10/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 426
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.596
Language: English

Preface
Horticulture in Context
Climate and Microclimate
Environment and Ecology
Classification and Naming
External Characteristics fo the Plant
Plant Cells and Tissues
Plant Reproduction
Plant Growth
Transport in the Plant
Pollination and Fertilization
Plant Propagation
Weeds
Horticultural Pests
Horticultural Diseases and Disorders
Plant Protection
Physical Properties of Soil
Soil Organic Matter
Soil Water
Soil pH
Plant Nutrition
Alternatives to Growing in the Soil
Index