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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Yes, innovation is constant in flower farming because in the Philippines, demand for flowers is very seasonal and very fashion-oriented so color preference changes every year, Aberasutri says.
A small corner of the land is given over to flower farming, which supports 5,000 local people.
St Agnes is where flower farming and fishing are the traditional occupations for islanders.
He added farmers have been compelled to use other fertilisers that are not good for flower farming while others have not top-dressed.
Uttarakhand can develop tourism, transport, handloom, fruits and vegetable farming, cultivation of medicinal plants, flower farming etc.
class="MsoNormalWhat caught our attention is the fact that Prima Rosa is a firm known to deal in flower farming in the country and now they are storing this much amount of sugar, Ms Sakwa said.
By ANITA CHEPKOECHUK agriculture multinational James Finlay on Thursday announced plans to stop flower production on its Kericho farms, thrusting some 2,000 workers into a future without jobs.The company, which is one of world's largest tea producers and exporters, said high cost of labour in Kericho coupled with persistent industrial action had forced it to abandon flower farming.