Taking a scientific orientation, Practical Horticulture, Sixth Edition is a classic 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 and heavily illustrated, this sixth edition includes fifty new black and white photos, new chapter objectives and end-of-chapter questions. It maintains its historical perspective while discussing current topics such as the current definition of a plant, an introduction to ethics in horticulture, horticulture safety and commercial production technology.
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Using a practical but scientific focus, this text/reference provides comprehensive coverage of basic botanical and horticultural information with practical application in regard to both outdoor and indoor plants.From the Back Cover:
An easily readable and scientifically thorough text, Practical Horticulture provides the basics in horticultural science and clearly illustrates the applications of that knowledge in both home and production agriculture. In addition to a plethora of photographs and precisely illustrated drawings, the fifth edition boasts a comprehensive primary section on anatomy, physiology nomenclature and other basic topics, as well as secondary sections to focus the student's studies on either horticulture or indoor plants.
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Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110131189301
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2005. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 6. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131189301