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Diccionario Floral - Guía de flores de corte.
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: Spanish. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Interior decorating, Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Horticulture
Este libro contiene información general de consulta para un florista, como los cuidados básicos en general de las flores de corte, nombres científicos, su presentación a la venta y el clima de origen de algunas flores Es una guía práctica para obtener información de las flores más comunes y sus características principales.
Growing Lilies, Tuberoses and Amaryllis
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Lilies are considered as those cut flowers which enliven the environment by their charismatic appearances with most beautiful colors.Tuberose is derived from a Latin word “Tuberosa” which means swollen with the virtue of having tuberous roots that act as a storage organ for the plant during dormancy. Amaryllis is also a commonly grown bulbous flower by the gardeners.
Carnivorous Plants
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Carnivorous plants are those plants that depend on insects and small animals for their nitrogen supply and proteins (inorganic nutrition). They derive some or most of their nutrients from trapping and digesting small animals and insects by means of specially modified plant organs or trapping mechanisms.
Lotus and Water Lily: Aquatic Plants for Foods and Flowers
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Water gardening or gardening of ornamental plants in water bodies like ponds and lakes is also called ‘aquatic gardening.’ A garden pond with aquatic ornamental plants is an important feature of a beautiful landscape. Two most popular aquatic ornamental plants grown in garden ponds are lotus and water lily. Both lotus and water lily prefer shallow ponds with a depth not more than half a meter.
Tomato: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Tomato plants are suited for growing in a wide range of climates. It can be grown in greenhouses throughout the year. Tomato plants are suitable for hydroponic growing also. Tomato is the one of the most popular and largest cultivated vegetables with variations in size, colour and shape. Size varies from small (tiny tomatoes) to large (plum tomatoes) while shape varies from round, oblong and globe
Sapota or Sapodilla: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Sapota is a highly popular tropical fruit. Scientific name of sapota or sapodilla is Manilkara zapota or Achras sapota. It belongs to the family of Sapotaceae. Sapodilla is believed to be a native of Mexico and other tropical countries of South America. Sapodilla trees are perennial, slow-growing, evergreen fruit trees. These plants are of tropical growth habit and can grow to more than 15 meters.
Composting Process: Organic Manures through Eco-Friendly Waste Management Practices
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Compost is a type of organic matter that is rich in humus and plant nutrients such as nitrogen (N), phosphorus (P) and potassium (K). NPK content of compost varies from 1.5-0.5-1.0 to 3.5-1.0-2.0 depending upon the organic waste materials and manures used for making compost. The process of making compost is called composting.
101 Fruits and Nuts: A Picture Guide
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Fruits are the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or other plant that contains seed and can be eaten as food. In common language usage, “fruit” normally means the fleshy seed-associated structures of a plant that are sweet or sour, and edible in the raw state, such as apples, bananas, grapes, lemons, oranges, and strawberries etc. where as a nut is a fruit composed of an inedible hard shell.
Pumpkins: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Scientific name of common pumpkins, which are rounded with smooth skin and yellow colour, is Cucurbita pepo. Scientific name of large cultivars of pumpkins and squashes (giant pumpkins) is Cucurbita maxima. Scientific name of winter cultivars of pumpkins and squashes is Cucurbita moschata. Pumpkins are actually a group of squash plants, fruits of which may be small-, medium- or large-sized.
Growing a Home Gardens
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Gardening may be pursued either as a hobby or as a career. To the modern urban world, gardening is a hobby, a relaxing escape from the pressures of an urban environment. To a vocational gardener, gardening may be an enjoyable vocation. Whatever may be the reason behind the gardening activity, undoubtedly, growing flowers, fresh vegetables, herbs, and fruits, provides a great sense of joy.
Jackfruit: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Jackfruit is a popular tropical fruit. Scientific name of jack fruit tree is Artocarpus heterophyllus and it belongs to the family Moraceae, the Mulberry Family. Jack trees are long-lived, perennial evergreen trees. Jack fruit trees are believed to be originated in South India (being its natural habitat is in the rain-forests of the Western Ghats).
Pomegranate: Growing Practices and Nutritional Information
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Pomegranate is a highly nutritious tropical fruit. Pomegranate plant is an evergreen medium-sized perennial tree. Pomegranate is believed to be originated in the region comprising of Iran to northern India. Pomegranate is a long-lived perennial plant cultivated for its delicious, nutritious fruits. It is a deciduous shrub with multiple spiny branches.
Cranberry, Lingonberry and Huckleberry: Berries from Ericaceae Family
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Scientific name of cranberry is Vaccinium oxycoccos and it belongs to the family Ericaceae, the family of blueberry, bilberry, lingonberry and huckleberry. Vaccinium oxycoccos is native to Europe. There is another species of cranberry with scientific name Vaccinium macrocarpon which is native to North America. Scientific name of lingonberry is Vaccinium vitis-idaea. It is also known as mossberry
Aloe Vera: A Medicinal Succulent Plant
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Scientific name of Aloe is Aloe vera. Aloe is an evergreen perennial succulent plant that belongs to the family Liliaceae. Aloe is a hardy perennial plant that is tropical and succulent in habit and can successfully be cultivated in arid climates. Aloe Vera is also known as True (vera means ‘true’) aloe, Chinese Aloe, Indian Aloe, and Barbados Aloe.

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