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Finally - a ebook of sensible paintings designed particularly for horticulture scholars. utilized ideas of Horticultural technological know-how comprises over 70 functional routines, awarded in a manner that makes scholars imagine for themselves, and supported via concise summaries of the underpinning wisdom to facilitate student-centred studying. transparent step by step directions make useful paintings obtainable to scholars of all abilities.Written for nationwide degree scholars, this e-book additionally offers the company grounding within the functional software of horticultural technological know-how wanted for HND and primary 12 months measure classes. utilized ideas of Horticultural technological know-how is a middle textual content for horticulture scholars, complementing rules of Horticulture through Adams, Bamford and Early.This moment version contains questions and solutions on the finish of each bankruptcy to help self learn, and gives a better version of case experiences to make this booklet a correct and necessary reference and paintings e-book for college kids. * achieve an figuring out of the sensible program of horticultural technological know-how* Have the fundamental details on your direction at your fingertips* take advantage of this transparent and obtainable advisor from a educated writer

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G. climbers, carnations, strawberries, jasmine). Aim To distinguish between rhizome and stolon stems as agents of vegetative propagation. Apparatus iris and couch rhizomes strawberry runners Method Observe the specimens. 41 Applied Principles of Horticultural Science Results Draw a labelled diagram of the couch rhizome and strawberry stolon, including the following terms if relevant: node, internodes, shoots, stolon, rhizome, mother plant, adventitious roots. Conclusions 1 2 3 4 From where did the ‘cloned’ daughter plant form?

Suitable plants to use include geraniums, fuchsias, other tender perennials (Verbena, Gazania, Cosmos astrosanguinea, Argyranthemums and Alonsoe), and climbers (Plumbago, Bougainvillea, Campsis). Hardwood cuttings Hardwood cuttings are taken in early autumn just after leaf fall; any earlier and too much abscisic acid is present which inhibits root formation. 2 Taking a hard wood cutting essential to always use good quality, disease free material and clean tools. Any soft whippy wood should be discarded.

4 Label each cutting with your initials, date and hormone treatment under investigation. 5 Using the ‘Quick dip’ technique previously described, treat your cutting and place into a compost seed tray applicable for that treatment. 6 Record weekly the effectiveness of the treatments in the table provided. 7 On your next visit to the garden centre, record the type of hormones used in amateur rooting compounds. Results Enter your results in the table provided. Cutting treatment at 100 ppm Rooting response Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Total cuttings treated % successful take IBA NAA IAA 50% IBA and NAA Murphy Hormone Rooting powder 39 Applied Principles of Horticultural Science Conclusions 1 Why is an inert powder used?

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