"Plants from Test Tubes
is the best hands-on how-to-do-it text, including recipes for propagating fifty-four varieties of ferns, flowering plants, and conifers."
, Spring 2001
"This is an altogether wonderful book for budding plant scientists or gardeners who seek to expand their gardening knowledge."
—Charles Hardman, Herbertia
, August 2000
"This new edition of an essential reference, updated to include the explosion of scientific information in the related field of biotechnology, remains the most accessible and practical book on the subject." Lydiane Kyte, Wisconsin Bookwatch, August 22, 2000
About the Author
Holly Scoggins is an associate professor of horticulture at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg and is director of the Hahn Horticulture Garden. She teaches courses in floriculture crops production, herbaceous landscape plants, greenhouse management, and public gardens maintenance and management. Holly holds a PhD in horticultural science from North Carolina State University.
Mark Bridgen is a professor of horticulture at Cornell University and director of Long Island Horticultural Research and Extension Center. He earned a PhD in plant physiology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.