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Tropical Flower Cultivation: The Heliconias

Bryan R. Brunner

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ISBN 10: 1479125369 / ISBN 13: 9781479125364
Published by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013
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Title: Tropical Flower Cultivation: The Heliconias

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

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Continuing where the "Heliconia Bible" by Fred Berry and John Kress left off in 1991, this book offers a comprehensive review of heliconia cultivation, not only in the tropical garden but also in subtropical and even protected temperate regions. Completely bilingual (English/Spanish), it covers topics such as taxonomy, botany and ecology, propagation and culture, genetic improvement and cultivar nomenclature, cut flowers, other uses for heliconias, and more. Specialized tables present information such as valid and invalid Latin names, heliconia species distribution by country and altitude, light requirements and cold hardiness of different species, flower production, and postharvest vase life. Detailed descriptions and color photos describe 66 species and nearly 300 different heliconia cultivars currently growing in Puerto Rico, including 144 cultivars that have never before been described and 56 new cultivars that were selected on the island.

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Bryan Brunner finished his undergraduate studies in plant science at Rutgers University in New Jersey. He completed a master’s in tropical agriculture in the Department of Agronomy and Soils at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez and a doctorate in plant breeding and genetics at Michigan State University. He currently works as a horticultural researcher at the Agricultural Experiment Station of the University of Puerto Rico in Lajas, and has held the position of Heliconia Society International Cultivar Registrar since 2003. He has authored or coauthored more than 50 scientific publications and three books in the areas of tropical fruits, ornamentals and organic agriculture.

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