Principles of Tropical Horticulture (Modular Texts) (Paperback)

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Principles of Tropical Horticulture leads the reader through a background of environmental influences and plant physiology to an understanding of production and post-harvest systems, environmental adaptation techniques and marketing strategies. Focusing on the principles behind production practices and their scientific basis, rather than detailed biological traits of each crop, this text outlines successes and failures in practices to date and sets out how the quantity and quality of horticultural produce can improve in the future. Case studies are frequently used and chapters cover the production of vegetables, fruit and ornamental crops, including temperate zone crops adapted to grow in the tropics.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781845935153
ISBN-10: 1845935152
Publisher: Cabi
Publication Date: May 31st, 2015
Pages: 450
Language: English
Series: Modular Texts