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Introduction to Horticultural Science

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ISBN-10: 1111312796

ISBN-13: 9781111312794

Edition: 2nd 2015

Authors: Richard N. Arteca

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Ideal for any introductory course in horticulture science, the Second Edition of INTRODUCTION TO HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE covers everything your students need to know in a comprehensive format that is easy to understand. With topics ranging from gene jockeying to flower arranging, this text provides students with a full appreciation of the wonderful world of horticultural science. 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. Students are also introduced to key concepts including 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 student interest and improve student understanding.
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Book details

List price: $84.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 2/21/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 576
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

Dr. Richard Arteca holds a B.S. in Horticulture and an M.S. in Plant Science from Utah State University, and a Ph.D. in Horticulture from Washington State University. He is Professor of Horticulture at The Pennsylvania State University. In addition to teaching, he has authored and contributed to several books on horticulture science.