9780750640435: Principles of Horticulture, Third Edition

Principles of Horticulture provides a comprehensive guide to the scientific rules determining the successful growing of plants. This valuable book covers the commercial cultivation of flowers, fruits and vegetables, landscape plantings and the individual garden. Unlike most horticultural texts, the level is suitable for a broad range of readers. The authors have a highly readable style and only a basic scientific education is assumed.
The content has also been structured to meet the needs of a wide range of courses, specifically for the Royal Horticultural Society General Examination, the National Certificate in Horticulture, the BTEC National Diploma and the GNVQ Land & Environment. It also supports plant science and related modules for A-level Biology, and provides an introduction for HNC/D students.

The new case studies will further enhance the usefulness of this book in independent study and as a college text.

Previous edition was in The Times Christmas Books Gardening top 10
The leading introduction to the principles of commercial and leisure horticulture for 14 years
Suitable for gardening enthusiasts and vocational students

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'This book, currently in its third edition provides an excellent introduction to the principles of commercial and leisure horticulture....it covers a lot of ground in an easy and informative style', Crop Protection

Review of the second edition:
'The arrival of [the] second edition is certain to meet renewed acclaim from all quarters. The authors deserve our admiration and congratulation on their fine achievement.'
The Horticulturist

'The leading introduction to commercial and leisure horticulture for 14 years.'
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'Excellent coverage of the topic'
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