The Commercial Greenhouse

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Cengage Learning, Jun 4, 2008 - Science - 696 pages
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The Commercial Greenhouse, third edition, is a complete text for the modern commercial greenhouse grower, educator, and student. The text is a complete reference on greenhouse systems and technologies, and the science of growing crops. The Commercial Greenhouse, third edition systematically starts the reader off by outlining the fundamentals; providing an overview of greenhouse structures, and the biology of growing plants under cover including light temperature, gasses, soils, water, and nutrients. These essential chapters are followed by fifteen chapters that focus on specific guidelines and greenhouse procedures for successful greenhouse production, insect and disease control, and marketing. The clear and concise presentation of fundamental concepts in The Commercial Greenhouse, third edition makes this text a must for every greenhouse professional's shelf.
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B.S., M.S., & Ph.D at Pennsylvania State University

Dr. Steve Newman is an extension specialist and Professor of floriculture at Colorado State University. He was a member of the faculty of Mississippi State University and Colorado State University, as well as serving as greenhouse manager for the Horticulture Department at the University of Nebraska. Dr. Newman was inducted into the American Academy of Floriculture and received the Futura Award from Bedding Plants International. He received his degrees from Montana State University, the University of Nebraska, and Texas A&M University

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