Greenhouse Operation and Management
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|Format:||Hardback, 692 pages, 6th Revised edition Edition|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||United States, 19 September 2002|
Revised, expanded, and updated, Greenhouse Operation and Management continues to he the most thorough and inclusive greenhouse management text on the market. A wealth of new graphs and charts clearly illustrate new sections on floriculture as well as the expanded sections on production and marketing opportunities in the greenhouse industry. Featuring the same in-depth coverage that has made previous editions of Greenhouse Operation and Management noteworthy, this remarkable text maintains its unique blend of modern industry trends and pragmatic business perspectives. New to this edition: Substantially revised sections on floriculture production and marketing A reference of careers in the greenhouse industry Numerous original photographs as well as completely new graphs and charts An updated chapter on "Marketing" reflecting current market developments Expanded information on the social and environmental movements within the floriculture trade
Table of Contents
1. Floriculture -- A Global Industry. 2. Greenhouse Construction. 3. Greenhouse Heating. 4. Greenhouse Cooling. 5. Environmental Control Systems. 6. Root Substrate. 7. Root Substrate Pasteurization. 8. Watering. 9. Fertilization. 10. Alternative Cropping Systems. 11. Carbon Dioxide Fertilization. 12. Light and Temperature. 13. Chemical Growth Regulation. 14. Insect Control. 15. Disease Control. 16. Postproduction Quality. 17. Marketing. 18. Business Management. Glossary. Index.
|Publisher: ||Prentice Hall|
|Dimensions: ||24.0 x 18.0 x 3.0 centimeters (1.10 kg)|