Floriculture

Reihe
Prentice Hall
Autor
John M. Dole / Harold F. Wilkins  
Verlag
Pearson
Einband
Softcover
Auflage
2
Sprache
Englisch
Seiten
1040
Erschienen
Februar 2004
ISBN13
9780130462503
ISBN
0130462500
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Description

For sophomore- to senior-level courses in Floriculture Crop Production and Greenhouse Management/Operations.

Written in a consistent format to allow easy study and reference, this comprehensive guide to floriculture production covers more crop species than any other similar text, presents content uniformly from chapter to chapter, and incorporates current and historic information from both the United States and international floriculture. This book is the most up-to-date and comprehensive title covering all species.

Features

  • NEW - 19 Chapters-Includes hundreds of additional commercially cultivated species. Fourteen of the chapters are on specific genera or families, four chapters are general chapters which include hundreds of miscellaneous species, and one chapter is on Flowering Mechanisms, which describes what regulates flowering and how flowering occurs.
    • Provides students with the latest information available.

  • NEW - An added Key Points section-Included in each of the genera chapters.
    • Highlights for students and the industry professional the most important aspects of each genus.

  • NEW - Reorganized Parts II and III-Eliminates confusion about where a particular genera chapter was located in the book. Part III in the second edition now includes general chapters that cover basic production information on hundreds of minor crop species.
    • Gives students chapters that are grouped into Bedding Plants, Field-Grown Cut Flowers, Foliage Plants, Garden Perennials, Herbs, and Forced Woody Cuts, making this an excellent desk reference.

  • Complete Species Coverage.
    • Provides students with coverage of most of the potted flowering crops and greenhouse-grown cut flower species being produced today, as well as many bedding plants, perennials, outdoor-grown cuts, and potted foliage plants, using representative examples chosen for their current commercial importance, uniqueness, or estimated importance in the future.

  • Full-length chapters on specific crop species-Uses a consistent format in each chapter.
    • Gives students all uses of each species- e.g., potted flowering plant, cut flower, hanging basket, etc., as well as production and postharvest information.

  • Production schedules for most species.
    • Provides students with a short chapter on a variety of miscellaneous species, and summarizes what is known for each species.

  • Nomenclature that follows The New Royal Horticultural Society Dictionary of Gardening-Uses international references and perspectives wherever possible.
    • Enables students to use the most up-to-date and informative reference work available.

  • Extensive tables-Contains tables on propagation, production temperatures, photoperiodic responses, dormancy breaking methods, tissue nutrient analysis, plant growth regulators, and postharvest ethylene sensitivity, harvest stage, and storage temperatures of hundreds of species.
    • Provides students with the most comprehensive text on the market today, as well as a resource that they can use in the future.

  • Extensive bibliography-Included for each species chapter, with both current and historical references.
    • Aids students with suggestions for further exploration and study.

  • Instructor's Manual.
    • Provides instructors with outlines of introductory chapters and major species, and sample test questions activities, and term projects.

New to this Edition

  • 19 Chapters-Includes hundreds of additional commercially cultivated species. Fourteen of the chapters are on specific genera or families, four chapters are general chapters which include hundreds of miscellaneous species, and one chapter is on Flowering Mechanisms, which describes what regulates flowering and how flowering occurs.
    • Provides students with the latest information available.

  • An added Key Points section-Included in each of the genera chapters.
    • Highlights for students and the industry professional the most important aspects of each genus.

  • Reorganized Parts II and III-Eliminates confusion about where a particular genera chapter was located in the book. Part III in the second edition now includes general chapters that cover basic production information on hundreds of minor crop species.
    • Gives students chapters are that are grouped into Bedding Plants, Field-Grown Cut Flowers, Foliage Plants, Garden Perennials, Herbs, and Forced Woody Cuts, making this an excellent desk reference.

Table of Contents

PART I.

 1. Propagation.
 2. Flowering Control.
 3. Temperature.
 4. Light.
 5. Water.
 6. Nutrition.
 7. Media.
 8. Plant Growth Regulation.
 9. Pest Management.
10. Postharvest.
11. Greenhouse Construction and Operations.
12. Marketing and Business Management.

PART II.

Achimenes.
Aconitum.
Alstroemeria.
Anemone.
Anigozanthos.
Anthurium.
Antirrhinum.
Aquilegia.
Asclepias.
Aster.
Astilbe.
Begonia, Hiemalis.
Begonia, Rex.
Begonia, Tuberous.
Begonia, Wax.
Bougainvillea.
Caladium.
Calceolaria.
Calendula.
Callistephus.
Camellia.
Campanula.
Capsicum.
Centaurea.
Clarkia.
Clematis.
Clerodendrum.
Convallaria.
Cosmos.
Crocus.
Crossandra.
Cyclamen.
Dahlia.
Delphinium and Consolida.
Dendranthema.
Dianthus, Cut.
Dianthus, Pot.
Dianthus, Sweet William.
Dionaea.
Dracaena.
Echinacea.
Epipremnum.
Eremurus.
Eucharis.
Euphorbia.
Eustoma.
Exacum.
Freesia.
Fuschia.
Gardenia.
Gentiana.
Gerbera.
Gladiolus.
Gypsophila.
Hedera.
Helianthus.
Heliconia.
Hibiscus.
Hippeastrum.
Hyacinthus.
Hydrangea.
Impatiens, Bedding.
Impatiens, New Guinea.
Iris.
Kalanchoe.
Lachenalia.
Liatris.
Lilium, Asiatic and Oriental.
Lilium, Easter.
Limonium.
Lycopersicon.
Matthiola.
Narcissus.
Orchidaceae.
Ornithogalum.
Oxalis.
Paeonia.
Pelargonium.
Pericallis.
Petunia.
Philodendron.
Platycodon.
Polianthes.
Primula.
Proteaceae.
Ranunculus.
Rhododendron.
Rosa.
Rumohra.
Saintpaulia.
Schlumbergera and Hatiora.
Sinningia.
Solanum.
Solidago.
Spathiphyllum.
Stephanotis.
Strelitzia.
Streptocarpus.
Tagetes.
Tulipa.
Viola.
Zantedeschia.
Zinnia.

PART III.

Bedding Plants.
Field-Grown Cut Flowers.
Foliage Plants.
Garden Perennials.
Herbs.
Woody Cuts, Forced.

Back Cover

Written in a consistent format to allow for easy study and reference, Floriculture: Principles and Species, Second Edition, covers more crop species than any other similar text on the market today. The book is divided into three sections, making it user-friendly.

Part I contains general production information and basic plant physiology principles. Part II provides information on 103 specific crop genera. Part III is made up of six chapters that cover basic production information on hundreds of minor species.

New to this edition:
  • Fourteen chapters on specific genera
  • Four chapters containing hundreds of miscellaneous speciesOne chapter on flowering mechanisms
  • A Key Points section has been added to each of the genera chapters

Author

Both John Dole and Harold Wilkins have had a lifelong interest in floriculture. Dole is currently a professor with the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University. He is a native of West Michigan and received his B.S. degree from Michigan State University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Minnesota and served on the Oklahoma State University faculty for 11 years before moving to North Carolina State University. Dole has written hundreds of trade journal articles, scientific journal articles, and book chapters. His research program has focused on specialty cuts, bulbs, Easter lilies, and poinsettias; and on flowering physiology and water and mineral nutrition. As an active member of the Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers (ASCFG), Dole has served on the board of directors as Southern Region director, treasurer, and executive advisor. He also coordinates the National ASCFG Trial Programs. In addition, Dole teaches greenhouse management and commercial floriculture crop production. Dole has visited floriculture operations in numerous countries in Europe, Asia, and Central and South America. In 1992 he received the Kenneth Post Award for the Outstanding Graduate Student Paper, in 1995 the ASCFG's Outstanding Service Award, and in 2000 the ASCFG's Allan Armitage Award.

Wilkins is an emeritus professor from the University of Minnesota, former D. C. Kiplinger chair holder at The Ohio State University, and former director of research and development for one of the largest potted flowering plant producers in the country. He is a native of southern Illinois and received all three degrees from the University of Illinois, Urbana. He worked as a postharvest physiologist at the University of Florida's Gulf Coast Research Center, Bradenton, before joining the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1966. Wilkins' research program has spanned a wide range of species including Easter lilies, freesia, alstroemeria, azaleas, tulips, and poinsettias, as well as topics including light quality, branching, and the interaction of cold and light. In 1989 he joined Nurserymen's Exchange in Half Moon Bay, California, as their research and development officer. From 1992 to 1994 he was a visiting professor, D. C. Kiplinger chair of floriculture, at The Ohio State University. Wilkins is recognized as one of the most highly published authors in floriculture. Wilkins is also widely traveled with visits to numerous countries in western and eastern Europe, the Middle East, Asia, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Central America, and South America. In 1987 he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship for study at the University of Norway.

Wilkins career has garnered him and his students numerous awards including Outstanding Floriculture Research Paper from the American Society for Horticulture Science (ASHS) in 1967, 1978, 1980, 1985, and 1992. He has also received the Alex Laurie Award from the Society of American Florists in 1991 and from the Ohio Florists' Association in 1993. He was named a fellow of the ASHS in 1984 and a fellow of Pi Alpha Xi in 1992. In 1988 Wilkins was initiated into the Society of American Florist's Hall of Fame.


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