Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises: 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises

1st Edition

Edited by Caula A. Beyl, Robert N. Trigiano

CRC Press

480 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429196133
pub: 2008-06-09
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A complete teaching guide with hands-on laboratories, this book is edited by two of the leading experts in the field. The text develops a working knowledge of the principles of plant propagation, as they apply in temperate and tropical environments. In addition to presenting the essential fundamentals, this carefully conceived w

Table of Contents

Introduction. History. Structures for Plant Propagation. Plant Propagation Media and Containers. Plant Propagation Diseases and the Importance of Sanitation. Evaluation of Propagated Plants. General Concepts for Successful Vegetative Propagation. Propagation by Stem Cuttings. Propagation by Leaf and Root Cuttings. Layering. Grafting and Budding. Bulbs and Plants with Special Structures. Micropropagation. Seed Production and Propagation.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General