Hartmann & Kester's Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices

Paperback | October 21, 2010

byHudson T. Hartmann, Dale E. Kester, Fred T. Davies

not yet rated|write a review
The world standard for plant propagation and horticulture for over 50 years, Hartmann and Kester’s Plant Propagation continues to be the field’s most complete, up-to-date text on plant propagation. It now contains color figures throughout, promoting learning and making it an even more useful working text and reference. It also contains extensive updates reflecting the latest commercial techniques and understanding of propagation biology. Like previous editions, it is organized into paired chapters on principles and practices, so it can easily be adapted for teaching courses that cover only practical topics, and for courses that also cover conceptual issues.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$243.72

In stock online
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

The world standard for plant propagation and horticulture for over 50 years, Hartmann and Kester’s Plant Propagation continues to be the field’s most complete, up-to-date text on plant propagation. It now contains color figures throughout, promoting learning and making it an even more useful working text and reference. It also contains...

Dale E. Kester is Professor of Pomology emeritus at the University of California, Davis. During his 40 years at the University of California he taught courses in plant propagation and pomology. He has been a member of the American Society of Horticultural Science, becoming a Fellow in 1977. He received jointly the Stark Award in 1...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:928 pages, 10.8 × 8.5 × 1.4 inPublished:October 21, 2010Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0135014492

ISBN - 13:9780135014493

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Hartmann & Kester's Plant Propagation: Principles and Practices

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

<_st23a_place _w3a_st="on"> <_st23a_place _w3a_st="on">PART I. GENERAL ASPECTS OF PROPAGATION

1. How Plant Propagation Evolved In Human Society

2. Biology of Plant Propagation

3. The Propagation Environment

 

PART II. SEED PROPAGATION

4. Seed Development

5. Principles and Practices of Seed Selection

6. Techniques of Seed Production and Handling

7. Principles of Propagation from Seeds

8. Techniques of Propagation by Seed

 

PART III. VEGETATIVE PROPAGATION

9. Principles of Propagation by Cuttings

10. Techniques of Propagation by Cuttings

11. Principles of Grafting and Budding

12. Techniques of Grafting

13. Techniques of Budding

14. Layering and Its Natural Modifications

15. Propagation by Specialized Stems and Roots

16. Principles and Practices of Clonal Selection

 

PART IV. CELL AND TISSUE CULTURE PROPAGATION

17. Principles of Tissue Culture and Micropropagation

18. Techniques for Micropropagation

 

PART V. PROPAGATION OF SELECTED PLANT SPECIES

19. Propagation Methods and Rootstocks for Fruit and Nut Species

20. Propagation of Ornamental Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines

21. Propagation of Selected Annuals and Herbaceous Perennials Used As Ornamentals

 

Subject Index

Plant Index, Scientific Names

Plant Index, Common Names