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Principles of Horticulture: Level 3





ISBN 9780415859097
Published October 27, 2014 by Routledge
290 Pages 50 Color Illustrations

 
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Book Description

This colourful guide will explain the fundamentals of growing plants, whether you are taking a Level 3 RHS, City and Guilds or Edexcel course, are a grower or gardener in the industry, or are just a keen amateur. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book covers the principles that underpin plant production, the use of growing media and crop protection, but with reference also to the same practices in the garden or allotment. With highlighted definitions, key points, and illustrated in full colour, this book will be a useful companion as you progress in the study and practice of horticulture.

Complete with a companion website which includes extended horticultural information, questions and exercises to test your knowledge, syllabus cross-referencing and downloadable tutor and student support materials.

Table of Contents

Preface  1. Horticulture in Context  2. Classification and Nomenclature  3. Cells and Tissues  4. Plant Reproduction  5. Plant Growth  6. Transport in Plants  7. Plant Development 8. Properties of Soils  9. Alternative Growing Media  10. Soil Water Management  11. Plant Nutrition  12. Soil Organic Matter  13. Weed Management  14. Pest Management  15. Disease Management  16. Plant Health Management  

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