|Number of Pages||256 Pages|
|Dimensions (Cms)||23.5 x 16 x 1|
Flower and Plant Production provides detailed, step-by-step instructions in layman’s terms for all aspects of the business-from the physical facilities, to the day-to-day operations, to business management and marketing.
This book deals with various aspects of Greenhouse Management for flower and plant production. Topics include management of business procedures, management of physical facilities, determining the results, cut-flower rotations, retail greenhouse rotation and scheduling Additional topics cover soils and plants, greenhouse soil mixture, steaming soil, mineral nutrients, fertilizers, pests pathogen and problems, management of the greenhouse air environment, market potential and greenhouse management career opportunities.
The objective of this book is to develop student understanding of the different types and components of greenhouses and other plant growing structures, to introduce students to guidelines for effective greenhouse management and maintenance, to develop student understanding of the principles and methods used to cultivate and propagate greenhouse plants and to acquaint students with the art of topiary.