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This basic text with larger than usual type, simple language, and essentially traditional content offers beginning horticultural students an overview of the field, scientific basics, greenhouse management and production, nursery management and production, floriculture products, landscaping, turfgrass, food crops, and tools and technology. The editors cite such improvements in this updated edition (previous edition: 1997) as more photographs, increased technological applications, greater emphasis on environmentally-friendly approaches, some rewritten sections, and a new chapter on horticultural business management. Annotation c. Book News, Inc. , Portland, OR (booknews. com)
The Fourth Edition of Introduction to Horticulture represents a major step forward for horticulture books in agricultural education. The attractive, student-friendly book has been expanded and made much more appealing. Changes from the prior editions have made this book increasingly useful in the hands of students.
Landscaping is one of the fastest growing segments of the horticulture industry. Introduction to Landscaping: Design, Construction, and Maintenance offers a practical approach to establishing and maintaining residential landscapes. It introduces the various aspects of the landscape industry to students of horticulture and agriculture from a horticultural perspective. This book has been organized in three distinct parts--landscape design, landscape construction, and landscape maintenance.
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