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(1) Horticulture  [ Agronomy ]
Synonym: Gardening
Adjective: Horticultural
Adverb: Horticulturally
Noun: Horticulturist

Dictionary of botanic terminology - index of names

     
  Horticulture is the science, art, skill, or occupation of cultivating plants, particularly flowers (floriculture), fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants in gardens or greenhouses.  
     
[ From Latin “hortus” = garden ]
 
Horticulture comprise plant propagation (comprehensive of tissue culture), cultivation, plant breeding, pollination management, nutrition, plant pathology (control of insect and diseases) and management of environmental condition.
(2) Horticulture   [ Agronomy ]
     
  The cultivation of a garden.  
     

 

 

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