ERIC Number: ED346253
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Floriculture, Greenhouses, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Skills, Nurseries (Horticulture), Nursery Workers (Horticulture), Ornamental Horticulture, Pests, Plant Growth, Postsecondary Education, Science Education
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
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Agricultural Education Service.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Agricultural Curriculum Materials Service.