Principles of Horticulture

Author(s): C. R. Adams

Botany

A guide that introduces you to the fundamentals of horticulture, whether you are taking an RHS course, are a keen amateur or seasoned gardener. It explains the principles that underlie the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, turf and ornamental planting in the outdoors and in protected culture.


Product Information

Preface 1. Horticulture in Context 2. Climate and Microclimate 3. Classification and naming 4. Plant Cells and Tissues 5. External Characteristics of the Plant 6. Plant Reproduction 7. Plant Growth 8. Transport in the Plant 9. Pollination and Fertilization 10. Plant Development 11. Plant Propagation 12. Weeds and Other Wild Plants 13. Horticultural pests 14. Horticultural Diseases and Disorders 15. Plant Protection 16. Physical Properties of Soil 17. Soil Organic Matter 18. Soil Water 19. Soil PH 20. Plant Nutrition 21. Alternatives to Growing in Soil Index

General Fields

  • : 9780080969572
  • : Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • : Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
  • : September 2011
  • : 276mm X 216mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 635
  • : 408
  • : col. Illustrations
  • : C. R. Adams
  • : Paperback
  • : 6th Revised edition