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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. Exceptionally comprehensive-yet accessible-it provides detailed, step-by-step instructions in layman's terms for ALL aspects of the business-from the physical facilities, to the day-to-day operations, to business management and marketing. Specific chapter topics cover greenhouse construction, heating, and cooling; environmental control systems; root substrate; root substrate pasteurization; watering; fertilization; alternative cropping system; carbon dioxide fertilization; light and temperature; chemical growth regulation; insect control; disease control; postproduction quality; marketing; and business management. For individuals entering the greenhouse business.

Synopsis:

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 accessible– GREENHOUSE OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT, 7/e provides detailed, step-by-step instructions in layman's terms for ALL aspects of the business–from the physical facilities, to the day-to-day operations, to business management and marketing.

Table of Contents

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.

 8. Watering.

 9. Fertilization.

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.

16. Marketing.

17. Business Management.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780132439367
Author:
Nelson, Paul V.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Author:
Nelson, Paul Y.
Subject:
General
Subject:
Life Sciences - Horticulture
Subject:
Greenhouses
Subject:
Industries - Agribusiness
Subject:
General Gardening
Subject:
Botany-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110503
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
692
Dimensions:
10.6 x 8.4 x 1 in 1111 gr

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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 accessible– GREENHOUSE OPERATION AND MANAGEMENT, 7/e provides detailed, step-by-step instructions in layman's terms for ALL aspects of the business–from the physical facilities, to the day-to-day operations, to business management and marketing.

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