Greenhouse Management: Forcing Of Flowers Vegetables And Fruits

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Biotech Books, 2008 - Flower gardening - 382 pages
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A Mine Of Information On Varied Methods Of Cultivation And The General Care Required In Growing Of Flowers, Vegetables And Fruits In Greenhouses, Is Contained In Greenhouse Management. The Methods Discussed Are Tried And Tested With Proven Results And Have Been Explained With The Help Of Drawing And Illustrations. Volume Also Describes Various Techniques Of Propagation Of Plants, The Diseases Of Greenhouse Plants And Their Treatment, And The Management Of Soil. The Methods Of Growing And Caring For The Plants That Are Commonly Grown In The House, Have Been Explained In The Special Chapters Devoted To The Care Of House Plants. Commercial Florists, Flower Lovers, And Vegetable And Fruit Growers Should Be Interested In The Volume, Besides Students And Scholars Of Horticulture. Contents Chapter 1: The Forcing Of Roses; Chapter 2: The Carnation; Chapter 3: The Chrysanthemum; Chapter 4: The Violet; Chapter 5: Bulbs And Their Culture; Chapter 6: Tuberous Begonias; Chapter 7: Orchid Culture; Chapter 8: Azaleas; Chapter 9: Claceolarias, Cinerarias And Primulas; Chapter 10: Ferns, Smilax And Asparagus; Chapter 11: Palms, Pandanus And Araucaria; Chapter 12: Dracaenas And Cordylines; Chapter 13: Lettuce Forcing; Chapter 14: Cucumber, Tomatoes And Melons, Chapter 15: Mushroom Culture; Chapter 16: Asparagus And Rhubarb; Chapter 17: Radishes, Carrots, Beets And Beans; Chapter 18: Grape Growing Under Glass; Chapter 19: Strawberry Growing Under Glass; Chapter 20: Fruit Trees Under Glass; Chapter 21: Management Of House Plants; Chapter 22: The Growing Of Bedding Plants; Chapter 23: Propagation Of Plants By Seeds And Cuttings; Chapter 24: Propagation By Layering, Grafting And Budding; Chapter 25: Insects Of The Greenhouse; Chapter 26: Diseases Of Greenhouse Plants; Chapter 27: Insecticides And Their Preparation; Chapter 28: Fungicides, Their Preparation And Use; Chapter 29: Soil, Manures And Watering; Chapter 30: Fuel: Coal, Oil And Gas.

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