floriculture

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floriculture

[′flȯr·ə‚kəl·chər]
(agriculture)
A segment of horticulture concerned with commercial production, marketing, and retail sale of cut flowers and potted plants, as well as home gardening and flower arrangement.
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com is not just a me-too player, but rather fully utilizes the best of the Internet to take the entrenched distribution mechanism of the cut flower industry to task.
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The Dutch were also allowed zero-rating for their cut flower industry.
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The investment itself looked logical, Afriflora grow over 700 million flowers to supply to Europe annually, making it a key part of the east African country's cut flower industry.
The global cut flower industry is currently estimated at $40 billion and growing.
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The fully integrated site, and the first bilingual site in the cut flower industry, will enable Latin American growers as well as domestic flower farms in California, the Northwest and Hawaii to go directly to buyers, modifying the current complex infrastructure of exporters, importers and distributors, and returning more profit directly to the growers.