Introductory Horticulture

Author: H. Edward Reiley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780766815674
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This competency-based, introductory horticulture book is now in its sixth edition. Written in an easy-to-read, engaging style, it enables users to measure their progress. This book includes numerous illustrations to help reinforce written material. It provides a thorough introduction to the world of horticulture. This latest edition includes new chapters on water gardens, dish gardens, and prairie gardens for the more adventuresome gardener.

Introductory Horticulture

Author: E.P. Christopher
Publisher: Daya Books
ISBN: 9788176220569
Size: 78.42 MB
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Equally Useful For Students And Practitioners Of Horticulture, This Book Describes The Various Horticultural Practices Alongwith Their Scientific Background. The Introductory Part Of The Book Deals With; Classification, Structure And Growth Of Plants; Climatic Requirements Of Horticultural Crops; Soils Selection And Management; Techniques Of Plant Propagation; And The Use Of Plant Growing Structures For Modifying Environmental Conditions. Discussed Further In Detail Are The Principles Involved And Practices Used For The Growing Of More Common Vegetable, Flower And Fruit Crops. Cultural Practices For Specific Crops Have Been Described, Wherever Possible. Some Of The Allied Topics Like Principles Of Land-Scaping Growth Abnormalities Of Plants And Control Of Insects And Diseases; And Organisation Of Horticultural Shows, Have Been Covered In The Concluding Section Of The Book. Books For Further Reading Have Been Listed Under Select References And An Exhaustive Subject Index Has Been Appended To The Text. Chapter 1: Field Of Horticulture; Relation To Other Sciences And To The Individual, Fruits, Vegetables, Ornamentals, Statistics, Chapter 2: Classification Structure And Growth Of Plants; Botanical: Genus And Species, Horticultural: Animal, Biennial And Perrennial: Variety, Sport, And Strain, Cell And Tissues: Meristems, Roots, Stems, Flowers: Buds, Suckers, Water, Sprouts, Spurs And Other Specialized Stems, Growth: Photosynthesis, Respiration, Transpiration, Translocation, Tropisms, Chapter 3: Climate And Horticulture; Regional Influences: Temperature, Moisture, Light, Site Influences: Size, Elevation, Slope, Soil, Frost, Drought Floods, Chapter 4: Soil And Soil Amendments; Origin And Composition: Texture, Structure, Acidity, Fertility, Chemical Fertilizers: Npk, Nutrient Balance, Biological Properties: Composts, Water And Air, Selection And Management, Soil Tests, Chapter 5: Plant Propagation; Seedage: Influence Of Environment, Testing, Hybrids, Cuttage: Types, Media, Special Treatment, Layerage: Runners, Rhizomes, Bulbs And Corms: Division, Separation, Graftage, Compatibility: Special Techniques, Chapter 6: Plant Growing Structure; Purpose: Types, Old Frame, Hotbed, Sash House, Greenhouse, Construction: Heating, Layout, Shade Houses, Chapter 7: Vegetable Crops I; Rotation, Layout, Succession, Intercropping, Plant Growing, Transplanting, Soil And Cultivation, Perennials, Asparagus, Rhubarb, Greens: Spinach, Swiss Chard, Kale, Collards, Salad Crops: Lettuce, Endive, Celery, Cole Crops: Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Chapter 8: Vegetable Crops Ii; Irrgation: Weed Control, Root Crops: Carrot, Beet, Parsnip, Turnip, Radish, Bulb Crops: Onions, Beans And Peas: Sweet Potato, Sweet Corn, Solanaceous Fruits: Tomato, Pepper, Eggplant, Vine Crops: Cucumber, Muskmelon, Watermelon, Squash And Pumpkin, Potato, Chapter 9: Outdoor Floriculture; Outdoor Gardens: Plant Types And Arrangement, Annuals, Biennials, Perennials, Including Roses: Common Examples And Culture, Chapter 10: Indoor Floriculture; Soils, Including Sterilization: Soilless Culture, Light, Humidity, Ventilation, Florist Crops: Potted Plants, Bulbs, Cut Flowers, Chapter 11: Tree Fruits (Pomes); Apple: General Culture, Prunning, Flower Bud Formation: Pollination And Fruit Set, Thinning, Harvesting, Rootstocks, Pear, Quince, Chapter 12: Drupe And Evergreen Fruits; Peach: Winter Hardiness And Injury, Rest And Dormancy, General Culture, Prunning, Nectarine, Apricot And Almond, Plums, Cherries, Evergreen Fruits: Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon, Avocado, Chapter 13: Small Fruits; Strawberries: Brambles, Raspberries, Blackberries, Currants And Gooseberries, Blueberries, Craneberries, Grape, Chapter 14: Home Landscape; Planning: Areas, Walks, Drives: Lawns, Trees, Shrubs, Ground Covers And Vines: Climate Control, Special Gardens, Chapter 15: Nurseries And Arboriculture; Nursery Industry: Organization, Canning, Arboriculture: Prunning, Bracing, Feeding, Cavities, Transplanting, Chapter 16: Plant Growing Problems: Abnormalities And Pest Control; Diagnosis: Environmental And Physiological Disorders, Diseases, Bacterial, Fungus, Virus, Insects: Chewing, Sucking, Miscellaneous Pests: Nematodes, Ants, Mice, Controlling Insects And Diseases: Environmental, Natural Enemies, Chemicals, Chapter 17: Storage And Marketing; Respiration: Transpiration, Atmosphere, Mechanical Refrigeration, Insulation, Precooling, Canning, Freezing, Marketing, Handling, Chapter 18: Horticultural Shows And Judging; Purpose: Preparation, Exhibiting, Judging.

Lab Manual For Shry Reiley S Introductory Horticulture 9th

Author: Carroll Shry
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285424750
Size: 17.40 MB
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Revised for the NINTH EDITION, the LAB MANUAL TO ACCOMPANY INTRODUCTORY HORTICULTURE contains a variety of exercises to help students retain and apply key concepts and information presented in the book. Labs are organized by book sections, and this edition features new exercises related to tomato grafting, designing gardens, the safe operation of power equipment, and utilizing apps as horticultural tools.

Introductory Horticulture

Author: H. Edward Reiley
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781401889524
Size: 69.55 MB
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Introductory Horticulture, Seventh Edition is a text that has had longstanding success and has become a tried and true resource for teachers and students as well as professional horticulturists and gardening enthusiasts. It is comprehensive and easy to read, and is well thought out and organized. There are key terms highlighted throughout that allow the reader to focus on exactly what they need to learn and retain, and also a self evaluation at the end of each chapter to help keep the reader on track. Perhaps most importantly, this 7th edition boasts all of the latest technology and trends to keep the reader on the cutting edge. It addresses such things as water gardens, xeroscaping, and biological disease control, and includes an AHS plant heat zone map for better planning and plant selection. It covers all basic horticulture science and practical cultural needs so that the reader is well versed in the fundamentals, and boasts a large amount of 4-color illustrations.

The Biology Of Horticulture

Author: John E. Preece
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN:
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This comprehensive book provides a thorough scientific foundation on the growth and care of plants common to all horticultural commodities. Continuing in the tradition of the first edition, it incorporates the principles behind the techniques described in other ''how-to'' horticulture texts. By providing readers with a thorough grounding in the science of horticulture, it successfully prepares them for more specialized studies in nursery management, floriculture, landscaping, vegetable and fruit science.

Introductory Horticulture

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 1478404906
Size: 58.40 MB
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Introductory Horticulture. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Principles Of Horticulture Level 2

Author: Charles Adams
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317937775
Size: 34.44 MB
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This colourful guide will introduce you to the fundamentals of horticulture, whether you are taking a Level 2 RHS, City and Guilds or BTEC course, are a keen amateur or seasoned gardener. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book covers the principles that underpin growing plants for the garden and on the allotment, with reference to how these are tackled by professionals. With highlighted definitions, key points, and illustrated in full colour, this book will be a useful companion as you progress in the study and practice of horticulture. Complete with a companion website which includes extended horticultural information, questions and exercises to test your knowledge, syllabus cross-referencing and downloadable tutor and student support materials. Available at www.routledge.com/cw/adams

Horticulture As Therapy

Author: Sharon Simson
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781560228592
Size: 69.94 MB
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Did you know that plants and plant products can be used to improve people’s cognitive, physical, psychological, and social functioning? Well, they can, and Horticulture as Therapy is the book to show you how! If you are already familiar with the healing potential of horticultural therapy, or even practice horticultural therapy, this book will help you enrich your knowledge and skills and revitalize your practice. You will learn how horticultural therapy can be used with different populations in a variety of settings, what resources are available, effective treatment strategies, and the concepts behind horticultural treatment. The first comprehensive text on the practice of horticulture as therapy, this one-of-a-kind book will enable the profession to educate future horticultural therapists with fundamental knowledge and skills as they embark on careers as practitioners, researchers, and educators. You come to understand the relationship between people and plants more deeply as you learn about: vocational, social, and therapeutic programs in horticulture special populations including children, older adults, those who exhibit criminal behavior, and those with developmental disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health disorders, or traumatic brain injury use of horticultural therapy in botanical gardening and community settings adaptive gardening techniques applied research documentation and assessment in horticultural practice Horticulture as Therapy establishes, integrates, and communicates a foundation of knowledge for horticultural therapists, other therapists, horticulturists, students, research scientists, gardeners, and others interested in this special and unique kind of therapy. By reading Horticulture as Therapy, you will see how you can make a difference in the health and well-being of so many people, today and tomorrow.