Horticulture Today Student Text 2nd Ed. (T228)
Horticulture Today Student Text 2nd Ed. (T228)
Written by two dynamic agriculture educators who believe in learning by doing, Horticulture Today inspires students to develop an appreciation for the diversity of horticulture and participate in work-based learning, with numerous tools to plan their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE). The text provides a contemporary overview of the horticulture industry, including leadership, communication, and business skills, plus thorough coverage of plant science, step-by-step horticultural practices, landscape design and maintenance, and integrated pest management. Abundant STEM Connections emphasize extra practice with mathematical and scientific strategies in horticulture, while hydroponics, aquaponics, and rooftop gardens are included as modern technologies that can be replicated within the classroom. This edition aligns to multiple industry-recognized credentials students can earn after a single course in their Plant Science pathway.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Agricultural Leadership
2. Experiential Learning: SAE
3. Communication and Information Literacy in Horticulture
4. The Horticulture Industry
5. Horticultural Business Management
6. Worker and Tool Safety
7. Plant Taxonomy
8. Plant Biology
9. Plant Growth and Development
10. Environmental Conditions for Growth
11. Soils and Media
12. Plant Nutrition
13. Seed Propogation
14. Stem and Leaf Propagation
15. Layering and Division
16. Grafting and Budding
17. Tissue Culture: Micropropagation
18. Greenhouse Operation and Maintenance
19. Greenhouse Production
20. Alternative Growing Methods
21. Nursery Production
22. Vegetable Production
23. Fruit and Nut Production
24. Landscape Design
25. Floral Design
26. Interior Plantscaping
27. Landscape Installation and Maintenance
28. Turfgrass Management
29. Integrated Pest Management
31. Disease Management
33. Pesticide Management and Safety
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