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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 floricultural industry in Ecuador regularly uses various types of pesticides, including cholinesterase inhibitors such as organophosphate and carbamate insecticides (Grandjean et al.
In Pakistan, the most important floricultural crops for cut flower trade are roses, gladiolus, tuberoses, iris, carnation, narcissus, lilies, freesia, statice and gerbera etc.
Pakistan's climatic diversity holds enormous advantage for production of fruits, vegetables and floricultural (flower farming) products and has a potential to exploit world's US$561 million annual fresh fruits and vegetables market.
THIS year is seeing Singapore consolidate its reputation as a 'City in a Garden' with construction moving apace on the first phase of Gardens by the Bay -- a unique green urban planning phenomenon in the heart of downtown Singapore -- and the presentation of world-class floricultural events, such as the World Orchid Conference.
auropunctata is a quarantine pest, which hinders exportation of agricultural and floricultural products from Hawai'i and other infested Pacific islands to other states and countries.
Some herbaceous perennials, groundcovers, floricultural crops, and landscape woody shrubs simply became more compact when treated with saline solution, indicating that growers may need to prune ornamentals less or cut back on their use of growth regulators if using high-salt recycled water.
When agriculture teachers were asked to describe their SAE program, there was a wide range of responses from the very traditional, such as crop and livestock enterprises, collecting scrap metal, mowing lawns, and working in grocery stores, to the more creative, including agriscience research, farmer's markets where fruits and vegetables were marketed, as well as horticultural, floricultural, and avian-related businesses.
Grown for the first time at a floricultural park belonging to the State Infrastructure and Industrial Development Corporation of Uttarakhand Limited (SIDCOL) here, the agricultural experts are now planning to grow the fruit on a large scale.
The Company represents dozens of producers and young plant breeders, including 4 of the top 10 companies in the global horticultural and floricultural industry.
The study was the first to demonstrate the value of TDZ for a commercial floricultural species.
Status of compost amended-potting mixes naturally suppressive to soilborne diseases of floricultural crops.