Introductory Horticulture

Author: H. Edward Reiley
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780766815674
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This competency-based, introductory horticulture book is now in its sixth edition. Written in an easy-to-read, engaging style, it enables users to measure their progress. This book includes numerous illustrations to help reinforce written material. It provides a thorough introduction to the world of horticulture. This latest edition includes new chapters on water gardens, dish gardens, and prairie gardens for the more adventuresome gardener.

Introductory Horticulture

Author: H. Edward Reiley
Publisher: Delmar Pub
ISBN: 9781401889524
Format: PDF, ePub
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Introductory Horticulture, Seventh Edition is a text that has had longstanding success and has become a tried and true resource for teachers and students as well as professional horticulturists and gardening enthusiasts. It is comprehensive and easy to read, and is well thought out and organized. There are key terms highlighted throughout that allow the reader to focus on exactly what they need to learn and retain, and also a self evaluation at the end of each chapter to help keep the reader on track. Perhaps most importantly, this 7th edition boasts all of the latest technology and trends to keep the reader on the cutting edge. It addresses such things as water gardens, xeroscaping, and biological disease control, and includes an AHS plant heat zone map for better planning and plant selection. It covers all basic horticulture science and practical cultural needs so that the reader is well versed in the fundamentals, and boasts a large amount of 4-color illustrations.

Introduction to Horticulture

Author: Charles B. Schroeder
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781256836766
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Horticulture is an exciting field of study. Horticulture makes the world a better place to live. All people benefit from the diverse products and services of horticulture. This diversity offers many career opportunities. Even with the broad emphasis, horticulture has one central focus -- using plants to benefit people. - Preface.

Principles of Horticulture Level 2

Author: Charles Adams
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317937767
Format: PDF, Docs
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This colourful guide will introduce you to the fundamentals of horticulture, whether you are taking a Level 2 RHS, City and Guilds or BTEC course, are a keen amateur or seasoned gardener. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book covers the principles that underpin growing plants for the garden and on the allotment, with reference to how these are tackled by professionals. With highlighted definitions, key points, and illustrated in full colour, this book will be a useful companion as you progress in the study and practice of horticulture. Complete with a companion website which includes extended horticultural information, questions and exercises to test your knowledge, syllabus cross-referencing and downloadable tutor and student support materials. Available at www.routledge.com/cw/adams

Exploring Agriscience

Author: Dr. Ray V. Herren
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1337515477
Format: PDF, Docs
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Discover the exciting world of agriculture through EXPLORING AGRISCIENCE, Fifth Edition, the resource that continues to inspire and inform middle school students across the nation. The new, updated Fifth Edition of this respected text combines a strong grounding in fundamentals with information on the latest advances in the field and current opportunities in agricultural education programs, such as the national FFA organization. This comprehensive guide will open your eyes to all agriscience has to offer, including soil, plants, and row crops; floriculture, forest science, and landscaping; livestock, dairy, and poultry industries; aquaculture and companion animals; hand tools; small engine operation; and more. In addition, information on topics such as organic agriculture, biofuels, and biotechnology—and an all-new chapter on urban agriculture—introduces you to the trends and developments shaping the industry today, as well as promising initiatives for the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Soil Science and Management

Author: Edward Plaster
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1285667484
Format: PDF
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Gain a practical understanding of soil properties and the soil management techniques most important for the effective use of soils with SOIL SCIENCE AND MANAGEMENT, 6E. This non-technical, reader-friendly book details all aspects of effective soil usage, including management techniques, composition, fertility, erosion, conservation,and irrigation in this practical guide. This edition highlights horticultural uses of soil as well as the latest green methodologies in both agricultural and horticultural practice from the perspective of farmers, horticulturalists, environmentalists and others who are concerned about how soils work and how they can be used most effectively. This edition further examines nutrient management and best practices with the latest updates on legal issues and government programs that make it a useful resource now and invaluable reference for the future. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Essential Soil Science

Author: Mark Ashman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118685431
Format: PDF, ePub
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This textbook is aimed at the majority of students, who need to quickly acquire a concise overview of soil science. Many current soil science textbooks still cater for a traditional student market where students embark on three years study in a narrow discipline. The growth in modular degree schemes has meant that soil science is now often taught as self-standing unit as part of broad based degree program. Students pursuing this type of course are increasingly reluctant to purchase expensive textbooks that are too detailed and often assume a scientific background. For those opting to specialise in soil science there are a variety of good textbooks to choose from. This short informative guide, will be particularly useful for students who do not possess a traditional scientific background, such as those studying geography, environment science, ecology and agriculture. Only textbook to cater for introductory courses in soil science. Provides an affordable concise overview of soil science. Learning exercises and chapter summaries enhance usability. Annotated suggestions for further reading. Based on proven and successful modular course structure. Emphasis on readability and interactive learning. No scientific background assumed.

Horticulture

Author: George Acquaah
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
ISBN: 0133003671
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Now in its fourth edition, Horticulture: Principles and Practices continues to explore horticulture as a science, an art, and a business, meeting the practical information needs of everyone involved in the discipline – from the small urban gardener/hobbyist to the large-scale producer. Hailed by many as the leading text of its kind and the best introductory horticulture book available today, this new edition is completely updated to include the latest developments and newest technologies. New features include two sets of sixteen-page color inserts, over 150 new photos, and Industry Highlights provided by twelve horticulture experts. The color inserts are directly and effectively tied to the text and are referenced throughout.