Nursery Management

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Landlinks Press, 2004 - Science - 320 pages
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An introduction to setting up and runnning profitable and efficient nursery businesses covering production, wholesale and retail nurseries at various scales of operation. Discusses all the practical aspects of nursery management from site selection, production systems and plant propagation through to materials and equipment.
 

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Many, many excellent topics are covered in this book on Nursery startup. In my case i will use this book as a reference to review our current Nursery situation as we assess the potential for change and expansion. Read full review

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Nursery Management

Contents

Introduction to the nursery industry
1
The nursery site
17
Propagation
29
Potting and transplanting
45
Selecting and managing nursery stock
59
Plant breeding and ownership
87
Pest and disease management
105
Growing media
127
Irrigation
193
Glasshouses shadehouses and other nursery structures
211
Management
233
Marketing
267
Horticulture resources and contacts
303
Metricimperial conversion
309
Glossary
311
Index
316

Nursery materials and equipment
159

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John Mason is an author with over 1.2 million books in print, includingAn Enemy?Called Average, You?re Born an Original? Don't Die a Copy, and Let Go of Whatever?Makes You Stop. He is the founder and president of Insight International, an organization dedicated to helping people reach their dreams and fulfill their destiny. John is in great demand as a speaker throughout the United States and abroad.

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