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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Lake Naivasha sits at a peak of the Great Rift Valley and the center the Kenyan cut flower industry.
There has been a reluctance by the cut flower industry to make alstroemeria rhizomes available to the general public because of the flower's popularity and staying power; when everyone grows alstroemeria - a rapidly developing scenario in any case - no one will have to buy it.
Hulse had been growing lavender for the cut flower industry since the 1950s and taught classes on the medicinal and floral uses of herbs.
The cut flower industry of Bangalore city is reaping profits from the increasing export orders, owing to the weakening rupee against other currencies.
The cut flower industry, which relies heavily upon imports, would also be put under severe pressure.
Valentine's Day - February 14 - was one of the key dates in the calendar for Kenya's cut flower industry.
The early appearance of the outdoor grown flowers will provide a boost to the Welsh cut flower industry, with the Pembrokeshire grown blooms being the first to appear on supermarket shelves this season.
com) of Portland, Oregon, today announced that they are open for business and ready to compete, fully intending to deadhead a few rivals as they establish dominance in the decentralized cut flower industry.