Chrysanthemum Culture

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Abhinav Publications, 2002 - Social Science - 122 pages
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The Culture Of Chjysanthemum, As A Hobby Or For Commercial Purpose, Provides An Extensive Field For Pleasure And Study. No Other Cultivated Flower Can Be Compared With Chrysanthemum With Regard To The Delicacy Of Lasting Beauties. The Range Of Colour Is So Wide, Variety Of Forms Is So Great And The Multitude Of Novelties Is Rushing So Fast That A Sensible Grower Can Well Satisfy His Thirst For Beauty, Longing For Variation And Craze For The New. The Primary Purpose Of This Book Is To Help Growers Understand The Principle And Procedure For Raising Blooms Of An Improved Quality. The Professionally Advanced People Will Have The Major Portion Of The Text Written In Details Analysing The Horticultural Principle Based On The Latest Developments In This Field.
 

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Contents

History of Chrysanthemum
13
Botanical Features 16
15
Classification
18
Soil
21
Soil Reaction
23
Soil Reaction and Nutrient Availability
25
Manures and Fertilizers
26
Propagation
29
Multistemmed Standards
66
Potmums
67
Minimums
68
Thousand Blooms per Plant
69
Growing Cascades
71
Pompons
72
Care of Blooms
74
Care of Stools
76

Potting Compost
35
Shifting
38
Shape and Size of the Pots
40
Potting
41
Staking
45
Watering
47
Stopping and Timing
49
Disbudding
52
Desuckering
53
Mulching
54
Soil Aeration
55
Height Control by Chemicals
56
Sufficiency vs Deficiency of Nutrients and Feeding
58
Protection from Rains
63
Large Exhibition Mums on Singlestem System
65
Growing in Ground
77
Chrysanthemum Sports
81
Technique of Cross Breeding
83
Exhibiting
87
General Rules for Judging the Quality of Blooms
93
Soil Sterilization
97
Pest and Disease Control
101
Cultural Calendar
108
Appendices A FormulationsPreparations
112
B Select Varieties
114
Cultivars selected by the Chrysanthemum Society of India
116
Chrysanthemum Nurseries
118
E Chrysanthemum Societies
120
Index
121
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