Applied Principles of Horticultural Science
At last - a book of practical work designed specifically for horticulture students. Applied Principles of Horticultural Science includes over 70 practical exercises, presented in a way that makes students think for themselves, and supported by concise summaries of the underpinning knowledge to facilitate student-centred learning. Clear step-by-step instructions make practical work accessible to students of all abilities.
Written for National Diploma students, this book also provides the firm grounding in the practical application of horticultural science needed for HND and first year degree courses. Applied Principles of Horticultural Science is a core text for horticulture students, complementing Principles of Horticulture by Adams, Bamford and Early.
This second edition includes questions and answers at the end of every chapter to aid self study, and provides a greater variation of case studies to make this book a relevant and useful reference and work book for students.
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