Principles of Horticulture, Second Edition covers the various topics concerning plant cultivation for agricultural use. The book is comprised of 17 chapters that tackle the various areas of concerns in horticulture. The coverage of the text includes the nurturing aspects of horticulture, including growth and development, genetics and breeding, and nutrition. The book also covers the various threats and problems encountered by horticulturists, such as pests, weeds, and harmful microorganisms. The text will be of great use to researchers and practitioners of plant-related fields, such as botany, agriculture, and particularly horticulture.
""H.M. Stringfellow, in this 1896 work, aims to show that the principles of horticulture, as they were put into practice at the time, are wrong and that there is a more natural, easier, and inexpensive way to grow fruit than was commonly done. While some of the details are most applicable to growers in the South (the author being from Texas), the basic ideas of the work should be of interest to farmers throughout the United States.""
""William Prince was considered to be one of the foremost nurserymen of his era. In this 1828 volume he presents a general set of rules for the culture of fruit trees, ornamentals, and greenhouse trees and plants.""
Horticultural Reviews is an ongoing series presenting state-of-the-art review articles on research in the production of commercial horticultural crops: vegetables, fruits, nuts, and ornamental plants of commercial importance. Articles perform the valuable function of collecting, comparing, and contrasting the primary journal literature in order to form an overview of the topic. This detailed analysis bridges the gap between the specialized researcher and the broader community of horticultural scientists.