Manual of Orchids (Royal Horticultural Society Ser.)

Manual of Orchids (Royal Horticultural Society Ser.)


8vo. liii.388 pgs. Fine Hardcover in Fine dust jacket. A comprehensive treatment of all orchid species and cultivars currently in cultivation. Contents: Preface, Introduction (history, culture, glasshouse orchids, composts, potting, repotting, mounted plants, watering and spraying, feeding, resting, staking and flowering, cultural problems, pests and diseases, propagation, tissue culture, hybridization, nomenclature, merit awards, sources of plants, hardy orchids), Classification, List of Genera, Glossary, Tables of Measurement, Climactic Zones, Abbreviations, Orchids A-Z (a summary of each genus, with cultural information, is followed by description of the species), names no longer in use, index of popular names, orchid hybrid abbreviations, bibliography. Illustrated throughout with detailed black and white drawings, tables and charts. ISBN 0881923346. #1180.

Title: Manual of Orchids (Royal Horticultural Society Ser.)

Author: Stewart, Joyce (editor); Griffiths, Mark (editor)

Categories: Botany, Gardening, Horticulture, Non-Fiction, Text and Reference Books, COMPLETE CATALOG,

Edition: First American Edition

Publisher: Portland, OR, U.S.A., Timber Press, Incorporated, in Association with The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, 1995

ISBN: 0881923346

ISBN 13: 9780881923346

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Fine

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Seller ID: 1180

Keywords: Manual of Orchids (Royal Horticultural Society Ser.), Orchid, Orchids, Botany, Taxonomy, Greenhouse, Hybridization, Orchid Culture, Propagation, Tissue Culture, Mark Griffiths, Joyce Stewart, Gardening, Horticulture, Epiphytes, Terrestrial, Species, Cultivars, Hybridization, Tazonomy, Classification, Glasshouse, Collectible Gardening Books,