Paperback: 692 pages
Publisher: Pearson; 6 edition (September 29, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 1.4 x 9.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.6 pounds
Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (11 customer reviews)
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Nelson's text is probably the most widely used on college campuses offering greenhouse management. It is up to date, full of technical information, and the chapters are well-ordered.My only complaint is that it is VERY badly formatted and so, difficult to read. Like the Biblical book of Numbers, it will have you sawing logs if read at bedtime. The publisher could learn alot from Boodley's The Commercial Greenhouse, which is much more readable.
Outdated information. They even mention that computers could go a long way toward making growing in greenhouses run better. Too bad I had high hopes for this book.Maybe someone could get some use out of this book but I couldn't.
This is a very informative book on greenhouse structures, systems, and operations. It gives a detailed approach to opperating small and large scale greenhouse ranges. There are no color pictures, but other than that, it's a good buy.
Packed with all the information needed to start a greenhouse business, but should have bought seventh edition after learning that multiple charts and graphs have been updated to reflect the change in economy.
This book pretty much teaches you everything you would ever want to know about indoor horticulture. The only drawback is that it was published in 2003, so some of the computer-related technical sections are probably a bit out of date. In any case, a great book for learning about greenhouse technology and other considerations for indoor growing.
I wanted to review this book to help me select a textbook for my college class.This was a great value and arrived on time...As a used book it was better than represented!Scott
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