Plants are so much a part of our environment and the fabric of our everyday lives that they barely register in our conscious thought. Yet today, faced with disappearing rain forests, exploding population growth, urban sprawl, and concerns about climate change, the productive capacity of global agricultural and forestry ecosystems is put under increasing pressure. Understanding plants is even more essential as we attempt to build a sustainable environment for the future.
Horticulture opens doors to the world of plants. The Book describes what plants are, what plants do, and where plants fit in the overall scheme of things. Horticulture shows us how humans have learned to cultivate plants for use as ornamentals and to produce fruits and vegetables. We also learn the impact of horticultural methods on the environment and the importance of developing sustainable methods for future food production and protection of the environment.
This book will help the readers to comprehend the topic, horticulture, in a coherent way. It covers all the subtopics falling under horticulture so that the readers become aware of the term as well as its perks and disadvantages. The sentences used are simple and comprehensive for all the readers coming from different platforms.