For courses in Introduction to Horticulture.
Practical Horticulture, Seventh Edition, is a classic, scientifically oriented text for basic horticulture. It presents students with the fundamentals of horticultural science and its applications in both the commercial and home sectors. Easy-to-read, the text’s ample illustrations, chapter objectives, and chapter-ending review questions, help students learn the concepts. This edition includes coverage of environmental and “Green Industry” topics, a new chapter on careers in horticulture, and a revised chapter on lawns with more emphasis on lawn-substitute plants.
Table of Contents
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
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