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MindTap Agriscience for Introductory Horticulture 9th Edition

Carroll Shry, H. Edward Reiley

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Overview

MindTap® Agriscience for Shry/Reiley’s Introductory Horticulture, 9th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Tools specifically for your course include engaging assignments, interactivities, games, video, and quizzing. MindTap is logically organized into content- specific sections containing each of these features. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook.

Carroll Shry, Brandywine Landscaping

Carroll L. Shry, Jr., is presently an instructor at the Frederick County Public Schools Career and Technology Center in the Principles of Landscaping and Nursery Management program in Maryland. His credentials include a BS degree in Agricultural Education/Horticulture from the University of Maryland and an MS in Agricultural Education/Horticulture from West Virginia University. Mr. Shry is an active member of many professional organizations including the American Horticultural Society, the American Nurserymen’s Association and the National FFA Alumni Association. He is past President of NAAE (NVATA), a Certified Professional Horticulturist and owns and operates his own landscape business.

H. Edward Reiley,

H. Edward Reiley was involved in agriculture as a member of the American Rhododendron Society for which he won a Gold Medal and served as president and in agricultural education as a former Director of Vocational Education for the Frederick County Board of Education. He retired in 1981. He was a member of various professional organizations including the FFA Alumni Association in which he was a lifetime member. Mr. Reiley was named Vocational Educator of the year in Maryland for 1978 and received the Honorary American Farmer degree in 1979. Mr Reiley taught agriculture in secondary school and continuing education classes before working in a supervisory capacity. Up until the time of his death on March 16, 2008 Mr. Reiley bred new varieties of rhododendrons and azalea hybrids as well as managed a nursery.
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  • Empower students with the information to know where they stand at all times within the student view of the Progress App.
  • Engage students with course material specially customized for them by you streamlined in one proven, easy-to-use interface.
Logically-arranged content-specific sections springboard you into your course, cutting down on class preparation time, including current and relevant topics such as careers in the horticulture field, plant science, plant propagation, greenhouse management, integrated pest management, container grown plants, using plants in the landscape, lawn and turfgrass, the vegetable garden, the fruit garden, holiday crafts, floral designs and business operations.

Engaging activities, including flashcards, interactive PPT, relevant video clips, labs and games, accompany the readings and enhance the learning experience by encouraging your students to interact with and apply the course material.

Establish a baseline for learning and effectively tailor your course to the individual needs of your students with pre-quizzes that open each topic and evaluate the prior knowledge of your students.

A combined English Glossary and Spanish Glosario App provides instant access to definitions for terms in both English and Spanish, ensuring that all students have equal opportunity to learn key concepts.
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This Cengage solution can be seamlessly integrated into most Learning Management Systems (Blackboard, Brightspace by D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and more) but does require a different ISBN for access codes. Please work with your Cengage Learning Consultant to ensure the proper course set up and ordering information. For additional information, please visit the LMS Integration site.

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  • ISBN-10: 1305411374
  • ISBN-13: 9781305411371
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Companion Web Site

ISBN: 9781305491700
The Companion site to accompany INTRODUCTORY HORTICULTURE, NINTH EDITION features tools to support learning and facilitate teaching: Answers to Review Questions appearing at the end of each chapter allow teachers to track and validate student learning. Lesson Plans provide an outline of the key topics in each chapter and correlate to the accompanying PowerPoint® presentations. PowerPoint Presentations align with the Lesson Plans and include photos and illustrations to visually reinforce the key points in each chapter. Testing Powered By Cognero®, a flexible online system, provides chapter-by chapter quizzes. Image Gallery offers full-color photos and illustrations from the text to enable teachers to further enhance classroom presentations. For these instructor-specific resources, please visit CengageBrain.com at http://login.cengage.com and follow the prompts for obtaining access this secure site.

Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781285424750
Revised for the NINTH EDITION, the LAB MANUAL TO ACCOMPANY INTRODUCTORY HORTICULTURE contains a variety of exercises to help students retain and apply key concepts and information presented in the book. Labs are organized by book sections, and this edition features new exercises related to tomato grafting, designing gardens, the safe operation of power equipment, and utilizing apps as horticultural tools.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305491663
Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero®, is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text's test bank or elsewhere, including your own favorite test questions; create multiple test versions in an instant; and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

FOR STUDENTS

Lab Manual

ISBN: 9781285424750
Featuring new exercises related to tomato grafting, designing gardens, the safe operation of power equipment, and utilizing apps as horticultural tools, the NINTH EDITION of the LAB MANUAL TO ACCOMPANY INTRODUCTORY HORTICULTURE contains a variety of hands-on activities to help you retain and apply key concepts and information presented in the text.