The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation

The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation Author Michael Dirr
ISBN-10 0942375092
Release 2006
Pages 410
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Compiled by two distinguished professors of horticulture, The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation is a must for professionals and students of horticulture. Over 1,100 species and their propagation requirements by seeds, cuttings, grafting and budding, and tissue culture are discussed in exhaustive detail. Essentially a recipe book for making more trees and shrubs, this reference is a high-level how-to.

The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation

The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation Author Michael Dirr
ISBN-10 MINN:31951000374184U
Release 1987
Pages 239
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Seed propagation. Cutting propagation. Grafting and budding. Tissue culture.

So You Want to Start a Nursery

So You Want to Start a Nursery Author Tony Avent
ISBN-10 9781604690187
Release 2003-07-11
Pages 340
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When Avent announced that he was quitting his job to build a specialty nursery, his former horticulture professor begged his student to reconsider, telling him he couldn't possibly make a profit "without doing something illegal." More than ten years and 20 nursery catalogs later, Avent owns a thriving national business with nearly 30 employees. He wrote So You Want to Start a Nursery to debunk myths about the ornamental-plants nursery business and what it takes to succeed, whether you're a backyard hobbyist or a wholesale grower. (And he still has a clean arrest record.) Assuming that the reader has some basic knowledge about how plants are grown, Avent focuses on the business and planning concerns of the nursery owner. While recounting humorous stories of his baptism by fire as a beginning nurseryman, Avent also provides a primer on the nursery industry as a whole, with discussions of the merits and disadvantages of retail, wholesale, mail-order, and liner operations, to name just a few. Readers of this book will obtain the tools they need to make a business plan of their own. This book is a must-read for horticulture students, industry insiders, and advanced gardeners who dream of turning their passion for plants into a job they love.

Secrets of plant propagation

Secrets of plant propagation Author Lewis Hill
ISBN-10 CORNELL:31924002793465
Release 1985
Pages 168
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Techniques for those who want to discover the satisfaction of propagating. 103,000 copies in print.

Easy Plant Propagation

Easy Plant Propagation Author Michael J McGroarty
ISBN-10 9781425985707
Release 2006-12-15
Pages 116
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Growing your own plants from seeds or cuttings is much easier than you think. The plant propagation techniques that you’ll learn in this book are simple to do and easy to learn, and they work incredibly well! If you already have a green thumb you’ll love this book. If you don’t have a green thumb, be prepared, you are likely to amaze yourself. Finding a beautiful plant and being able to reproduce that plant as many times as you like is a thrilling experience and it can be quite addicting. Since gardening is very therapeutic, that’s a good thing. Learning how to propagate your own plants can result in a great deal of savings and/or earnings. Everyone in my family, from nieces and nephews to grandmas and grandpas, spent some time dabbling in our nursery. Our two sons learned work ethics and the value of a dollar. They also learned to appreciate, and at times be awed by, nature. It took me 35 years of crawling around in the dirt on my hands and knees to learn what I share with you in this book. Reflecting on those years I cannot think of a more rewarding way to spend the better part of my life. It is my sincere hope that you share what you learn in this book with the children in your life. Kids love to garden, and there is no better way to spend quality time with a child than teaching them how to garden. Plants are the heartbeat of the earth. If we can teach kids how to propagate plants, care for them, and admire and respect the plants of this planet, you and I will leave this earth in very capable hands. Jump in, get dirty! Get lost in the magic of plant propagation.

Plants from Test Tubes

Plants from Test Tubes Author Holly Scoggins
ISBN-10 9781604695458
Release 2013-07-16
Pages 274
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Thirty years ago, in vitro propagation was a new technique for producing plants, and Lydiane Kyte’s Plants from Test Tubes became the standard work on the topic. The new fourth edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the many advances in science and technology, including the five accepted sequential stages of micropropagation. Ten new plants have been added. This in turn has greatly expanded the already extensive bibliography. Among the new topics that have been introduced or expanded on are embryo culture for breeding, somaclonal variation, anther culture, somatic embryogenesis, cryopreservation, and genetic engineering. More ornamental plant examples are given and many new illustrations provided, including a chronology of discoveries in micropropagation.

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants

Manual of Woody Landscape Plants Author Michael A. Dirr
ISBN-10 0875637957
Release 1998
Pages 1187
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A reference guide to the identification and culture of over 1,600 species and over 7,800 cultivars of woody landscape plants. Includes bibliography, common name and scientific index.

Growing Trees from Seed

Growing Trees from Seed Author Henry Kock
ISBN-10 1554073634
Release 2008
Pages 280
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Provides information on growing native trees, vines, and shrubs from seeds, covering such topics as how to extract a seed, treating and germinating a seed, growth rate, and transplanting.

The Manual of Seed Saving

The Manual of Seed Saving Author Andrea Heistinger
ISBN-10 9781604695564
Release 2013-09-24
Pages 344
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“Makes it easy to find information in a snap, on most any edible you want to grow.” —Kylee Baumle, Horticulture Growing vegetables, fruits, and herbs from seed has many benefits for both the gardener and the planet. Why save seeds when you can buy them so cheap? Not only does seed saving allow you to grow a diverse, organic array of fruits and vegetables, it also offers an opportunity to work closely with nature and be even more hands-on with the food you grow, cook, and eat. Supported by research from the global conservation organizations Arche Noah and Pro Specie Rara, The Manual of Seed Saving features information on how to maximize seed quality and yield for crop plants like asparagus, carrots, corn, rhubarb, spinach, squash, and tomatoes. Plant profiles include critical information on pollination, isolation distances, cultivation, harvest, storage, and pests and diseases.

Plant Propagation

Plant Propagation Author Alan R. Toogood
ISBN-10 0789441160
Release 1999
Pages 320
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Hundreds of full-color, step-by-step photographic sequences and detailed instructions introduce the appropriate propagation techniques for more than one thousand different kinds of plants, including roses, orchids, ferns, palms, grasses, vegetables, and annuals.

Growing and propagating wild flowers

Growing and propagating wild flowers Author Harry R. Phillips
ISBN-10 UOM:39076000817671
Release 1985-04-01
Pages 331
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Growing and propagating wild flowers has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Growing and propagating wild flowers also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Growing and propagating wild flowers book for free.

Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises Second Edition

Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises  Second Edition Author Caula A. Beyl
ISBN-10 9781466503885
Release 2016-01-06
Pages 520
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Includes a DVD Containing All Figures and Supplemental Images in PowerPoint This new edition of Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises presents a robust view of modern plant propagation practices such as vegetable grafting and micropropagation. Along with foundation knowledge in anatomy and plant physiology, the book takes a look into the future and how cutting edge research may impact plant propagation practices. The book emphasizes the principles of plant propagation applied in both temperate and tropical environments. In addition to presenting the fundamentals, the book features protocols and practices that students can apply in both laboratory and field experiences. The book shows readers how to choose the best methods for plant propagation including proper media and containers as well as performing techniques such as budding, cutting, layering, grafting, and cloning. It also discusses how to recognize and cope with various propagation challenges. Also included are concept chapters highlighting key information, laboratory exercises, anticipated laboratory results, stimulating questions, and a DVD containing all the figures in the book as well as some supplemental images.

Plant Propagation

Plant Propagation Author Hudson Thomas Hartmann
ISBN-10 MINN:31951000043923Q
Release 1968
Pages 702
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General aspects of propagation. Propagating structures, media, fertilizers, soil mixtures, and containers. Sexual propagation. The development of fruits, seeds, and spores. Production of genetically pure seed. Techniques of seed production and handling. Principles of propagation by seeds. Techniques of propagation by seeds. Asexual propagation. General aspects of asexual propagation. Anatomical and physiological basis of propagation by cuttings. Techniques of propagation by cuttings. Theoretical aspects of grafting and budding. Techniques of grafting. Techniques of budding. Layering. Propagation by specialized stems and roots. Special methods of propagation. Propagation of selected plants.

Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers

Practical Woody Plant Propagation for Nursery Growers Author Bruce MacDonald
ISBN-10 0881928402
Release 2006
Pages 669
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An exhaustive exposition of propagating methods, from growing from seed to cuttings, grafting, layering, and tissue culture. It is based on the actual working methods of successful propagators worldwide and presents detailed explanations and illustrations of the procedures used.

The Grafter s Handbook 6th Edition

The Grafter s Handbook  6th Edition Author R.J. Garner
ISBN-10 9781603584838
Release 2013-03-04
Pages 320
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R.J. Garner's The Grafter's Handbook is the classic reference book and revered encyclopedia (and the only one of its kind) on plant propagation by grafting, and has been favored by orchardists and gardeners since its first publication in 1947. Now revised and updated for a new generation by respected horticulturist Steve Bradley, the all-time classic is back and better than ever. Everything the dedicated amateur, student, and professional horticulturalist wants to know about grafting is here, clearly written in a concise and straightforward style, the distillation of a lifetime's careful study and research. Chapters include information on compatilibility and cambial contact; rootstocks and their propagation; tools and accessories; methods of grafting; and grafting established trees.

Growing and Propagating Showy Native Woody Plants

Growing and Propagating Showy Native Woody Plants Author R. E. Bir
ISBN-10 0807843660
Release 1992
Pages 192
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Identifies the most attractive native shrubs, offers advice on growing and caring for them, and lists species that will grow in moist, shady, or alkaline soils

Dirr s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs

Dirr s Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs Author Michael A. Dirr
ISBN-10 9781604697438
Release 2016-03-17
Pages 952
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3500 photographs. Over 380 genera. More than 3700 species and cultivars. With Dirr's Hardy Trees and Shrubs and Dirr's Trees and Shrubs for Warm Climates, Michael Dirr set the gold standard for horticultural reference. This season, Timber Press is proud to publish his seminal work, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs, the most comprehensive visual reference on this important subject. From majestic evergreens to delicate vines and flowering shrubs, Dirr features thousands of plants and all the essential details for identification, planting, and care, plus full-color photographs showing a tree's habit in winter, distinctive bark patterns, fall color, and more. In a class by itself for its quality of information, the best researched recommendations for hardiness in the industry, beautiful photography, and Dirr's own preeminence as a master plantsman, Dirr's Encyclopedia of Trees and Shrubs is a critical addition to any garden library.