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Cutting Propagation

A Guide to Propagating and Producing Floriculture Crops
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Price: $64.95
Hardcover: 400 pages
Publisher: Ball Publishing ©2006
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1883052485
Dimensions: 7.3 x 10 x 1.1 inches
Weight: 2.69 pounds
Drs. Dole and Gibson have gathered the most up-to-date information about cutting propagation to help you root and grow the best crops possible. All the bases are covered—propagation basics, stock plant management, media, temperature, light, nutrition, PGRs, insect and disease management, equipment, and postharvest. From these general subjects, the editors focus in on specifics for specialty bedding plants, perennials, specialty cut flowers, and foliage plants. Then they zoom in even closer, covering more than 60 crops in detail. If you’re a full-time propagator or provide your own starter materials for your crops, Cutting Propagation will arm you with the knowledge you need to grow consistent, high-quality young plants.

About the Author

Dr. John Dole is a professor in the Department of Horticultural Science at North Carolina State University. He is the co-author of Floriculture Principles and Species and Cutting Propagation.

Dr. James Gibson received his Ph.D. from North Carolina State University and is corporate manager of quality control for Fafard, Inc., a substrate manufacturing company and nutrient testing facility.
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