Horticulture: Principles and Practices
For undergraduate-level courses in Introductory Horticulture and Principles of Crop Production. Written from the point of view of the horticulturalist, this comprehensive introduction to horticulture as a science, art, and business explores the four general areas of horticulture - ornamental horticulture, fruit culture, vegetable culture, and landscape architecture - and covers all the essential principles and practices of horticulture pertaining to indoor and outdoor production. The emphasis throughout is on the underlying science - including current technology - and how it is applied in practical horticulture. * Horticulture as a science, an art, and as a business. * Helps students develop a broad understanding of all the dimensions of the field, showing how they are interconnected, and expanding their view of the opportunities available. * An emphasis on the basic principles and practices of horticulture. * Minimizes regional and national biases. * An exploration of the four general areas of horticulture - Ornamental horticulture, fruit culture, vegetable culture, and landscape architecture. * Introduces students to the full range of horticultural topics. * All the essential pri
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