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What is horticulture and its importance?
Last Updated: 3rd June, 2020
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Accordingly, what is importance of horticulture?
Horticulture crops are very important as their nutritional status is high. Particularly fruits and vegetables give a high amount of vitamins and minerals to us. Horticulture is very important as it beautifies the surroundings. Horticulture crops are more suitable for small and marginal farmers.
Subsequently, question is, what do you understand by horticulture? Horticulture is the branch of agriculture which deals with study of crops. It means the preparation of a bit of land for plating seeds and raising plants. It involves cultivation, propagation, processing and marketing of ornamental plants, vegetables, fruits, nuts, flowers etc.
Subsequently, question is, what is horticulture and its scope?
Scope. The major areas of Horticulture include: Arboriculture is the study of, and the selection, plant, care, and removal of, individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants. Turf management includes all aspects of the production and maintenance of turf grass for sports, leisure use or amenity use.
What are the types of horticulture?
The horticulture industry can be divided into three areas: pomology, olericulture, and ornamental horticulture. Pomology is the planting, harvesting, storing, process- ing, and marketing of fruit and nut crops. Olericulture includes the planting, har- vesting, storing, processing, and marketing of vegetable crops.