Introduction to Floriculture

Edited By

  • Roy Larson, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, U.S.A.

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Horticulture students and researchers, general agriculture and plant science students and researchers, commercial flower growers, botanists, crop scientists, plant pathologists, teachers, and extension specialists in floriculture.


Book information

  • Published: February 1992
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-437651-9


"The book is splendidly produced, represents good value for money, and brings together much up-to-date practical information and scientific expertise. It will be a valuable source of reference for flower growers, students and all associated with the trade, as well as being useful for plant pathologists and advisers. I am bound to say I will feel more confident with this book at hand, when next confronted by a sickly potted plant, than was hitherto the case."

"It is a solid review of the major florist crops produced today."
"The Second Edition provides a useful, up-to-date source of information on the commercial production of flower crops."

Table of Contents

Cut Flowers:A.M. Kofranek, Cut Chrysanthemums.C.A. Whealy, Carnations.D.J. Durkin, Roses.M.N. Rogers, Snapdragons.T.J. Sheehan, Orchids.G.J. Wilfret, Gladiolus.A.M. Armitage, Specialty Cut Flowers.Potted Plants:A. De Hertogh, Bulbous and Tuberous Plants.R.A. Larson, Azaleas.G.D. Crater, Potted Chrysanthemums.R.K. Kimmins, Gloxinias, African Violets, and Other Gesneriads.D.E. Hartley, Poinsettias.T.C. Weiler, Easter Lilies.D.A. Bailey, Hydrangeas.R.E. Widmer, Cyclamen.M.G. Karlsson and R.D. Heins, Begonias.A.J. Pertuit, Jr., Kalanchoe.W.C. Fonteno, Geraniums.P.A. Hammer, Other Flowering Pot Plants.W.H. Carlson, M.P. Kaczperski, and E.M. Rowley, Bedding Plants.V.R. Walter, Hanging Baskets, Standards, Combination Pots, and Vertical Gardens.C.A. Conover, Foliage Plants.Chapter References.Glossary.Index.