ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Science / Life Sciences / Botany

Introduction to Floriculture

| £61.08 | €68.14 | Ca$99.63 | Au$98.19
by Roy A. Larson
What is this?DRM-PDF | by download   add to wish list
Introduction to Floriculture by Roy A. Larson

Every major floriculture crop is discussed in detail in Introduction to Floriculture, Second Edition. The information presented can be used as guidelines for the production of these crops. Divided into two sections on miscellaneous cut flowers and other flowering potted plants, this newly revised edition updates and expands on the existing information from the first edition and contains two completely new chapters on specialty cut flowers and geraniums. This book will be an invaluable source of information for the student as well as the commercial grower.

Key Features
* Surveys every major commercial floriculture crop in detail
* Covers history, taxonomy, economics, propagation, general culture, disease and insect problems, physiological disorders, and marketing in each chapter
* Highlights culture procedures that:
* Result in the production of high-quality floriculture crops
* Reduce the need for pesticide applications
* Decrease greenhouse water runoff problems
* Increase the longevity of the various crops for the consumer
* Presents the latest information that can be used as guidelines for the commercial production of crops
* Discusses response of specific crops to management practices such as temperature and daylength manipulation, use of growth regulators, and hypobaric storage
* Written by 25 recognized floriculture crop experts

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.

SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 818221

Ebook Details
Pages: 636
Size: 77.1 MB
Publisher: Academic Press
Date published:   2012
ISBN: 9780124077911 (DRM-PDF)

DRM Settings
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Science > Life Sciences > Horticulture
Nonfiction > Science > Life Sciences > Botany

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Science > Life Sciences > Botany
Nonfiction > Science > Life Sciences > Horticulture

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

© 2016