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Practical Horticulture

Practical Horticulture, Seventh Edition, is a classic, scientifically oriented book for basic horticulture. It presents readers with the fundamentals of horticultural science and its applications in both the commercial and home sectors. Easy-to-read, the books's ample illustrations, chapter objectives, and chapter-ending review questions, help readers learn the concepts. Some exciting new features to this edition include: Updated with timely coverage of hot environmental topics. The latest information on horticultural science for indoor and outdoor plants. A new chapter on careers in horticulture has been added. This is a great resource for anyone interested in horticulture!
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INTRODUCTION CHAPTER 1 The "Green Industry" and Careers in Horticulture CHAPTER 2 Botanical Nomenclature, Anatomy, and Physiology CHAPTER 3 Plant Growth and Development CHAPTER 4 Climate and Plant Growth CHAPTER 5 Plant Propagation PART II Growing Plants Outdoors CHAPTER 6 Outdoor Soils and Fertility CHAPTER 7 Diagnosing and Treating Outdoor Plant Disorders CHAPTER 8 Vegetable Gardening CHAPTER 9 Growing Tree Fruits and Nuts CHAPTER 10 Bush and Other Small Fruits CHAPTER 11 Flower and Herb Gardening CHAPTER 12 Home Landscape Planning CHAPTER 13 Landscape Installation and Maintenance CHAPTER 14 Lawns and Lawn-Substitute Plants PART III Growing Plants Indoors CHAPTER 15 Indoor Plant Maintenance CHAPTER 16 Media, Fertilizers, and Watering CHAPTER 17 Light and Indoor Plant Growth CHAPTER 18 Controlling Indoor Plant Pests and Diseases CHAPTER 19 Decorating with Growing Plants and Fresh Flowers CHAPTER 20 Greenhouses and Related Climate-Controlling Structures Appendix A: Professional Organizations for Horticulturists Appendix B: Professional and Trade Journals in Horticulture Appendix C: State Extension Services Glossary Index

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