horticultural crop

horticultural crop

[¦hȯrd·ə¦kəlch·ə·rəl ′kräp]
(agriculture)
Any food-producing plant.
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It is a profitable horticultural crop and provides income to farmers and agents involved in production and marketing.
By BRIAN OKINDAThe prospects of passion fruit farming in Kenya could change for the better if plans to upgrade the fruit into a major horticultural crop are adopted by the Ministry of Agriculture.
Other topics discussed in the symposium, included optimising water utilisation for improved horticultural crop production in Oman (Dr.
After a horticultural crop is harvested, retarding any further growth and development reduces loss of postharvest quality.
Al-Dekheiri emphasized importance of the protection and development of natural resources through forest vegetation restoration, development of gum Arabic belt and wildlife protected areas and combating desertification along with the expansion of horticultural crop production, activation of agricultural statistics and indigenization of seeds industry in the country.
It plays an important role in horticultural crop production and marketing.
They cover plant breeding under adverse conditions of acid soils, horticultural crop science, ecological peculiarities of the foothills of the northern Caucasus: cytogenic anomalies of the local human population, phenogenetic studies of cultivated plants and biological properties of the seeds, anthropogenic pressure on environmental and plant diversity, and methods for evaluating the quantitative and qualitative characteristics of selection samples.
Scientific storage of agricultural and horticultural commodities in warehouses and cold storages and the system of NWR is beneficial to the agriculturist growers of horticultural crop, warehousemen and the banks.
The report, published in Hort Science, was the first peer-reviewed study to evaluate EDDS as a chelating agent in fertilizers used on a horticultural crop, Albano says.
In her new capacity, Sears will have overall responsibility for the stewardship of the pre-harvest horticultural crop product line, working closely with the national sales director and the sales team.
Horticultural crop production being labour extensive also creates more jobs and improves socio-economic conditions of the farming community.
Itronics Metallurgical offers 13 multinutrient liquid fertilizer formulas under the tradename GOLD'n GRO which, when used in different combinations, satisfy the nutritional needs of almost every horticultural crop.