The Green World Horticulture

Horticulture
 
Author:
Gail M. Lang
Release at: 2007
Pages: 134
Edition:
First Edition
File Size: 8 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English


Description of The Green World Horticulture


The Green World series of Horticulture opens doors to the world of plants. The series describes what plants are, what plants do, and where plants fit in the overall scheme of things. This Horticulture book shows us how humans have learned to cultivate plants for use as ornamentals and to produce fruits and vegetables. We also learn in this book the impact of horticultural methods on the environment and the importance of developing sustainable methods for future food production and protection of the environment.

Content of The Green World Horticulture



1 10,000 Years of Horticulture 2

2 Classification of Plants 16

3 Propagation and Breeding 30

4 Cultural Requirements 46

5 Ecology and Pest Management 62

6 Commercial Horticulture 78

7 Garden Design 90

8 Horticultural Professions 102

Glossary 108

Bibliography 115

Further Reading 118

Index 120

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