Principles Of Horticulture

Author: C R Adams
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1136371966
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Principles of Horticulture is an excellent introduction to the study of all aspects of the subject. Written in an accessible and readable style it explains the principles that underlie the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, turf, ornamental planting in outdoors and in protected culture; commercially as well as in the garden and on the allotment. Readers ranging from first time students at the beginning of their careers in horticulture through to seasoned gardeners with many years of practical experience will find it essential reading. This fifth edition has been restructured to bring it in to line with the most recent RHS syllabus, adding new material on the basis of science for horticulturists. The book contains beginning of chapter summaries, highlighted definitions and key points, and end of chapter test your learning questions. Each chapter ends with references for further reading. Structured to meet the needs of a wide variety of courses in horticulture at levels 2 and 3, this book is particularly suitable for the RHS Certificate, Advanced Certificate and Diploma in Horticulture, BTEC National and the City and Guilds/NPTC National and Advanced National Certificate and Diploma courses. It also supports those studying plant science and related modules for 'A' Level Biology and the Diploma in Environmental and Land-based studies. Charles Adams BSc (Agric) Hons, Dip Applied Educ., Fellow Inst Horticulture, is a lecturer at Capel Manor College and University of Hertfordshire, an external examiner in horticulture, and also a member of the Royal Horticultural Society Qualifications Advisory Committee. Katherine Bamford BSc (Agric Sci) Hons, Cert Ed., formerly lecturer in horticulture science at Oaklands College, St. Albans, works in the commercial sector with herbs, organic vegetables and hardy plants. Mike Early MSc, BSc Hons, DTA, Cert Ed., formerly a lecturer in horticulture science at Oaklands College, St. Albans, now works as a landscape gardner.
Principles of Horticulture
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: C R Adams, M P Early, K M Bamford
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-10 - Publisher: Routledge

Principles of Horticulture is an excellent introduction to the study of all aspects of the subject. Written in an accessible and readable style it explains the principles that underlie the cultivation of flowers, fruits, vegetables, turf, ornamental planting in outdoors and in protected culture; commercially as well as in the
Principles of Horticulture: Level 2
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Charles Adams, Mike Early, Jane Brook, Katherine Bamford
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-07 - Publisher: Routledge

A textbook for the level 2 RHS Certificate.
Principles of Horticulture: Advanced
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Charles Adams, Mike Early, Jane Brook, Katherine Bamford
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-01 - Publisher: Routledge

This colourful guide will explain the fundamentals of growing plants, whether you are taking a Level 3 RHS, City and Guilds or Edexcel course, are a grower or gardener in the industry, or are just a keen amateur. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book covers the principles
Principles of Horticulture: Level 3
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Charles Adams, Mike Early, Jane Brook, Katherine Bamford
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-03-24 - Publisher: Routledge

This colourful guide will explain the fundamentals of growing plants, whether you are taking a Level 3 RHS, City and Guilds or Edexcel course, are a grower or gardener in the industry, or are just a keen amateur. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book covers the principles
Principles of Horticulture: Level 2
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Charles Adams
Categories: Study Aids
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-18 - Publisher: Routledge

This colourful guide will introduce you to the fundamentals of horticulture, whether you are taking a Level 2 RHS, City and Guilds or BTEC course, are a keen amateur or seasoned gardener. Written in a clear and accessible style, this book covers the principles that underpin growing plants for the