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ERIC Number: ED346253
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 331
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-56502-002-2
An Introduction to Greenhouse Production.
McMahon, Robert W.
This student manual provides a basic text for those preparing for greenhouse and floriculture work. At the beginning of each chapter, competencies are listed, along with related math and science concepts, and a list of "terms to know"; figures, tables, and photographs may be included. At the end of each chapter, a self-check can be made of the information learned by using the review questions. There are 13 chapters in this manual: (1) overview of the greenhouse industry; (2) greenhouse structures; (3) controlling the greenhouse environment; (4) greenhouse equipment and lighting; (5) greenhouse irrigation systems; (6) root media and containers; (7) nutrition; (8) integrated pest management; (9) plant height control by day-night temperature regulation; (10) bedding plant production (including geraniums); (11) flowering potted plant production; (12) minor potted crops; and (13) cut flower production. Sixteen references and a glossary are included. (NLA)
Ohio Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service, 254 Agricultural Administration Bldg., 2120 Fyffe Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1010.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Agricultural Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.