2. Plant Growing and Greenhouse Vegetable Production

  1. Donald N. Maynard1 and
  2. George J. Hochmuth2

Published Online: 27 MAR 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch2

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition

How to Cite

Maynard, D. N. and Hochmuth, G. J. (2007) Plant Growing and Greenhouse Vegetable Production, in Knott's Handbook for Vegetable Growers, Fifth Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470121474.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Florida, Wimauma, Florida, USA

  2. 2

    University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAR 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738282

Online ISBN: 9780470121474

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Keywords:

  • greenhouse vegetable/crop production;
  • vegetable business transplant production;
  • organic vegetable transplants;
  • plant growing mixes;
  • greenhouse vegetable cultural management

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Plant Growing Containers

  • Seeds and Seeding

  • Temperature and Time Requirements

  • Plant Growing Mixes

  • Soil Sterilization

  • Fertilizing and Irrigating Transplants

  • Plant Growing Problems

  • Conditioning Transplants

  • Additional Transplant Production Websites and References

  • Cultural Management

  • Carbon Dioxide Enrichment

  • Soilless Culture

  • Nutrient Solutions

  • Tissue Composition

  • Additional Sources of Information on Greenhouse Vegetables