Ornamental Horticulture

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-06-19
  • Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning

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ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE: SCIENCE, OPERATIONS, AND MANAGEMENT, 4E is an ideal introduction, for both hobbyists and professionals to the art and science of ornamental horticulture. This comprehensive book provides a balanced coverage of the diverse elements integral to this exciting field. ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE, 4E provides readers a realistic view of the required business skills while also giving them the chance to develop their creativity. This book will prepare readers to succeed in this growing industry.

Table of Contents

The Science Of Ornamental Horticulture
The Green Plant
Describing and Identifying Plants
The Soil
Plant Growth Regulators
Plant Reproduction
Plants Injuries and Their Control
The Crafts Of Ornamental Horticulture
Floral Design
The Interior Uses of Plants
Landscape Design
Installing Landscape Plants
Maintaining Landscape Plants
Special Training Techniques for Plants
Turf - Selection, Establishment and Maintenance
Techniques of Plant Propagation
The Professions Of Ornamental Horticulture
The Floriculture Industry
The Nursery Industry
The Landscape Industry
Specialized and Nontraditional Careers
The Production Techniques Of Ornamental Horticulture
Greenhouses and Other Growing Structures
Greenhouse Production Techniques
Nursery Production Techniques
Beginning and Promoting an Ornamental Horticulture Business
Human Relations: Personnel Management and Customer Sales
Business Communications
Recordkeeping, Pricing, and Determining Price
Ornamental Horticulture in the Age of Technology
Total Quality Management
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