(0) items

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.
Horticulture Principles and Practices,9780131592476
This item qualifies for

Your order must be $59 or more, you must select US Postal Service Shipping as your shipping preference, and the "Group my items into as few shipments as possible" option when you place your order.

Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace Items, eBooks, Apparel, and DVDs not included.

Horticulture Principles and Practices



Pub. Date:
List Price: $195.60

Rent Textbook


Buy New Textbook

Currently Available, Usually Ships in 24-48 Hours



Used Textbook

We're Sorry
Sold Out

More New and Used
from Private Sellers
Starting at $88.69

Questions About This Book?

Why should I rent this book?

Renting is easy, fast, and cheap! Renting from can save you hundreds of dollars compared to the cost of new or used books each semester. At the end of the semester, simply ship the book back to us with a free UPS shipping label! No need to worry about selling it back.

How do rental returns work?

Returning books is as easy as possible. As your rental due date approaches, we will email you several courtesy reminders. When you are ready to return, you can print a free UPS shipping label from our website at any time. Then, just return the book to your UPS driver or any staffed UPS location. You can even use the same box we shipped it in!

What version or edition is this?

This is the 4th edition with a publication date of 5/18/2008.

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any CDs, lab manuals, study guides, etc.
  • The Rental copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. You may receive a brand new copy, but typically, only the book itself.
  • The eBook copy of this book is not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically only the book itself is included.

  • Horticulture : Principles and Practices
    Horticulture : Principles and Practices
  • Horticulture: Principles and Practices
    Horticulture: Principles and Practices
  • Horticulture : Principles and Practices
    Horticulture : Principles and Practices


Now in its fourth edition,Horticulture: Principles and Practicescontinues to explore horticulture as a science, an art, and a business, meeting the practical information needs of everyone involved in the discipline from the small urban gardener/hobbyist to the large-scale producer. Hailed by many as the leading text of its kind and the best introductory horticulture book available today, this new edition is completely updated to include the latest developments and newest technologies. New features include two sets of sixteen-page color inserts, over 150 new photos, and Industry Highlights provided by twelve horticulture experts. The color inserts are directly and effectively tied to the text and are referenced throughout.

Table of Contents

The Underlying Science
What Is Horticulture?
Classifying and Naming Horticultural Products
Plant Anatomy
Plant Growth Environment
Plant Physiology
Breeding Horticultural Plants
Protecting Horticultural Plants
Biological Enemies of Horticultural Plants
Principles and Methods of Disease and Pest Control
Propagating Horticultural Plants
Sexual Propagation
Asexual Propagation
Growing Plants Indoors
Growing Houseplants
Controlled-Environment Horticulture
Greenhouse Production
Growing Succulents
Growing Plants Outdoors: Ornamentals
Principles of Landscaping
Nursery Production
Installation of the Landscape
Turf Production and Use
Growing Plants Outdoors: Vegetables, Fruits, and Nuts
Growing Vegetables Outdoors
Herb Gardening
Establishment and Management of an Orchard
Organic Farming
Special Techniques and Handling of Horticultural Products
Floral Design
Terrarium Culture
Bonsai: The Art of Miniature Plant Culture
Post-Harvest Handling of Horticultural Products
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

Please wait while the item is added to your cart...