Publisher: Chelsea House Publications | ISBN: 0791089614 | edition 2007 | PDF | 128 pages | 10,7 mb
This book explores the wide-ranging realm of horticulture. Presenting lucidly written information on conventional, organic, and sustainable methods, author Gail Lang, Ph.D., covers such topics as the geographical origins of plants, as well as their identification, classification, physiology, breeding, and propagation. She also introduces discussions of plant cultural requirements, soil classification, soil fertility, irrigation, ecology and pest control, garden design, and harvest and post-harvest activities. Students will also learn about career opportunities in horticulture.