The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation: From Seed to Tissue Culture

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Description

Compiled by two distinguished professors of horticulture, The Reference Manual of Woody Plant Propagation is a must for professionals and students of horticulture. Over 1,100 species and their propagation requirements by seeds, cuttings, grafting and budding, and tissue culture are discussed in exhaustive detail. Essentially a recipe book for making more trees and shrubs, this reference is a high-level how-to.

Product Details

Price
$49.95  $45.95
Publisher
Timber Press (OR)
Publish Date
January 01, 2006
Pages
410
Dimensions
8.5 X 0.9 X 10.9 inches | 2.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781604690040
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About the Author

Michael A. Dirr, professor emeritus, horticulture, University of Georgia, is widely acknowledged as one of the leading experts on trees and shrubs for landscapes and gardens. He holds BS and MS degrees in horticulture from The Ohio State University and the Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts. Dirr has introduced over 200 woody plants to cultivation and holds 29 patents with the UGA Research Foundation. With two partners, he established Plant Introductions, Inc., a breeding and introduction company in 2006, selling it to Bailey Nurseries in 2015. Dirr continues to work in lockstep with the American nursery industry to introduce and promote new trees and shrubs.
Charles W. Heuser, Jr. is a professor of Horticultural Physiology at Penn State University. He is the International Editor of the International Plant Propagator's Society (IPPS).

Reviews

"Will go a long way to help you ensure success even with the most difficult-to-germinate seeds." --Wilmington News Journal