Series: Ball Red Book
Hardcover: 800 pages
Publisher: Ball Publishing; 18 edition (November 1, 2011)
Product Dimensions: 7.3 x 1.8 x 10.1 inches
Shipping Weight: 3.5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars See all reviews (9 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #372,061 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #62 in Books > Crafts, Hobbies & Home > Gardening & Landscape Design > Greenhouses #122 in Books > Science & Math > Agricultural Sciences > Horticulture #245 in Books > Textbooks > Science & Mathematics > Agriculture
Purchased this book for a Greenhouse management class. My instructor refers to it as "our bible". Have used this book so far for three crop assignments. The contents are easy to read, go into detail and is written in a way that the novice can understand. Gives you all the facts you need if you were to produce this crop and do it successfully. This is a great bargain compared to prices at the University Bookstore. Also, you should be able to make use of this for at least another 8-10 years (according to my instructor) before it is revised so that definitely is a good investment.
What can I say? This is the industry standard! If you could only buy two books for your horticultural library, this would be one of them. I cannot imagine anyone growing in a greenhouse that would not benefit tremendously from having this text.
I really like this book. For the quality and price, you can't beat it. There is lots of information that can easily be understood. It's a great way to build your horticulture knowledge. This book is great for the beginning, intermediate, and advanced plant producer.
Great reference with a lot of information on many many plants. Have not spent much time in it but I plan on using it a lot with a new greenhouse going up.
Very technical book. Lots of information.
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