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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The Netherlands rose as the leader of the cut flower industry for this very reason.
Pelletised mustard-seed meal is also being used in areas of horticulture where people want to minimise exposure to synthetic chemicals, such as the cut flower industry and on golf courses.
The Dutch were also allowed zero-rating for their cut flower industry.
"The cut flower industry is so fragmented, with so many varieties, it's tough to see a real return on your investment."
State Department's latest Human Rights Report on Colombia, "Children as young as 11 years of age work full time in almost every aspect of the cut flower industry"--earning less than half the minimum wage--"as a way to supplement family income."
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 flourishing cut flower industry has changed not just Atok's economic landscape but also the farmers' lifestyle.
The cut flower industry of Bangalore city is reaping profits from the increasing export orders, owing to the weakening rupee against other currencies.
Valentine's Day - February 14 - was one of the key dates in the calendar for Kenya's cut flower industry. A record number of flowers were bought by lovers and spouses as marks of affection.