The latest techniques for propagating crops with terminal, stem, and leaf/stem cuttings are the focus of this horticulture handbook. All the bases are covered--propagation basics, stock plant management, media, temperature, light, nutrition, plant growth regulators, insect and disease management, equipment, and postharvest handling. From these general subjects, the editors focus in on specifics for scores of specialty bedding plants, perennials, specialty cut flowers, and foliage plants. Then they zoom in even closer, covering more than 60 important floriculture crops in detail so propagators and growers can provide high-quality cuttings and young plants to the market.
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(254mm x 177mm x 28mm)
Publisher: Ball Publishing
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Author Biography - John M. Dole
James L Gibson is the manager of quality control at Fafard Inc., a substrate manufacturing company. He lives in Anderson, South Carolina.