Floriculture, Biology

Floriculture: This is the cultivation and development of commercially important floral plants like rose, lilies, etc. Floriculture is called flower farming is a discipline of horticulture. It concerned with the cultivation of flowering or ornamental plants for floristry and for gardens, comprising the floral industry. The development of new varieties via plant breeding, is the major occupation of floriculturists.

Floriculture crops include flowering plants, breeding plants, foliage plants & houseplants, cut cultivated greens, and cut flowers. Garden plants or bedding consist of young flowering plants (annuals or perennials) or vegetable plants. They are grown in cell packs, in flats and trays, in pots, or in hanging baskets, generally inside a controlled environment and sold largely for gardens or for landscaping. 

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