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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Deepak , a floriculturist said L"I am earning well by doing floriculture and can take care of my family well.
"The floriculture university has introduced nine varieties of flowers.
In order to preserve this heritage tree, the department of floriculture has started propagation of this tree so that the rare species could be preserved.
Under this scheme we have already registered 100 youth from Anantnag," said Bashir Ahmad, Floriculture Officer, Anantnag.
The basic difference between Holland cultivation and other varieties is that farmers can reap three crops in a year compared to one crop a year in other varieties," said Vinod Kumar, an agriculture expert at Chajji Floriculture Park.
Today over 3,400 hectares of land are being used for the floriculture in Rajasthan.
The climate of Uttarakhand and the technological support provided by the State and central governments has made the floriculture viable and lucrative in Kashipur.
Introduced by the state floriculture department, floriculture has picked up big time in these areas and farmers unlike earlier times are saved from botheration of marketing their farm produce.
Floriculture can be the new alternative for farmers fearing low yield and a heavy loss due to the delayed monsoon and deficient rain.
At the meeting, Director Floriculture Malik Abid Mehmood, said that flowers worth Rs37.5 million are being exported from Pakistan.
Recognising the floriculture products' environmental, trade and marketing significance, the floriculture course was taught at the Department of Crop Sciences of the College of Agricultural and Marine Sciences.
Tripura (Agartala) [India], Jan 31 (ANI):EeIndian state of Tripura, known worldwide for its production of sweet pineapple and rubber, is now gradually making a mark in the floriculture sector.Ee To encourage floriculture among the new generation womenfolk, a flower exhibition-cum-competition was recently held in the state.