For courses in Greenhouse Management. Based on the author's life-long practical experiences both in the industry and in research, this best-selling, state-of-the-art guide to the operation of commercial flower and vegetable greenhouses presents coverage in the order in which decision-making concerns occur for a person entering the greenhouse business. Exceptionally comprehensive yet accessibleit provides detailed, step-by-step instructions in layman's terms for ALL aspects of the businessfrom the physical facilities, to the day-to-day operations, to business management and marketing.
1. Floriculture–A Global Industry.
2. Greenhouse Construction.
3. Greenhouse Heating.
4. Greenhouse Cooling.
5. Environmental Control Systems.
6. Root Substrate.
7. Root Substrate Pasteurization.
10. Carbon Dioxide Fertilization.
11. Light and Temperature.
12. Regulation of Plant Growth.
13. Insect and Mite Management in Greenhouses
14. Disease Management.
15. Maintaining Postproduction Quality.
17. Business Management.
Audience: Adult Education
Number Of Pages: 624
Published: February 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.8 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 1.14
Edition Number: 7
Edition Type: Revised