The Fundamentals of Horticulture

The Fundamentals of Horticulture

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Essential reading for all studying horticulture and keen gardeners. This clear introduction to the principles underlying the practical applications of horticulture opens up the excitement of growing plants and garden development, without readers having to wade through complex information. Full-colour images tied closely to the text and practical case study boxes inspire readers by making topics relevant to their own horticultural experiences. Written by a team of highly motivated and experienced horticultural tutors, the text supports the newly restructured RHS Level 2 qualifications, with related Level 3 topics in boxes and signposting to Level 4 topics, together with other horticultural qualifications at these levels.Figure 11.7 Large polytunnels provide economical, flexible growing spaces; here nursery stock is being protected overwinter. ... The concept is to construct a lower cost per square metre of structure, compared to a glasshouse, that will still provide the crop with a ... The door openings must be large enough for crop production to be carried out efficiently; equally importantly these openings form part of theanbsp;...

Title:The Fundamentals of Horticulture
Author:Chris Bird
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2014-04-24


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