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Practical Horticulture

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By: Laura Willliams Rice and Robert P Rice

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Dec 1996 | Edition: 3 | #60817 | ISBN: 0132606887
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Using a practical but scientific focus, this textbook provides a comprehensive coverage of basic botanical and horticultural information with practical application in regard to both outdoor and indoor plants.


FUNDAMENTALS OF HORTICULTURE. Climate and Plant Growth. Botanical Nomenclature, Anatomy, and Physiology. Plant Growth and Development. Plant Propagation. GROWING PLANTS OUTDOORS. Outdoor Soils and Fertility. Vegetable Gardening. Growing Tree Fruits and Nuts. Bush and Other Small Fruits. Flower and Herb Gardening. Home Landscape Planning and Installation. Landscape Maintenance. Lawn Establishment and Care. Diagnosing and Treating Outdoor Plant Disorders. GROWING PLANTS INDOORS. Indoor Plant Maintenance. Potting Media and Fertilizers. Light and Indoor Plant Growth. Indoor Plant Watering and Humidity. Controlling Houseplant Pests and Diseases. Decorating with Growing Plants and Fresh Flowers. Greenhouses and Related Climate-Controlling Structures.

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