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Horticulture has been defined as the culture of plants for food, comfort and beauty.wikipedia
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Garden design

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It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture.
Most professional garden designers have some training in horticulture and the principles of design.


In contrast to agriculture, horticulture does not include large-scale crop production or animal husbandry.
Thus defined, it includes arable farming, horticulture, animal husbandry, and forestry, but horticulture and forestry are in practice often excluded.


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Floriculture includes the production and marketing of floral crops.Study of flower cultivation.
Floriculture, or flower farming, is a discipline of horticulture concerned with the cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants for gardens and for floristry, comprising the floral industry.

Landscape architecture

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Landscape horticulture includes the production, marketing and maintenance of landscape plants.
Landscape architecture is a multi-disciplinary field, incorporating aspects of botany, horticulture, the fine arts, architecture, industrial design, soil sciences, environmental psychology, geography, ecology, and civil engineering.


Viticulture includes the production and marketing of grapes.
It is a branch of the science of horticulture.

Plant propagation

Their work involves plant propagation and cultivation with the aim of improving plant growth, yields, quality, nutritional value, and resistance to insects, diseases, and environmental stresses.
Some of these have been taken advantage of by horticulturists and gardeners to multiply or clone plants rapidly.


Oenology includes all aspects of wine and winemaking.
Oenologists and viticulturalists who hold doctoral degrees often have earned them in related fields, including Horticulture, plant physiology or microbiology.

Luther Burbank

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The study and science of horticulture dates all the way back to the times of Cyrus the Great of ancient Persia, and has been going on ever since, with present-day horticulturists such as Freeman S. Howlett and Luther Burbank.
Luther Burbank (March 7, 1849 – April 11, 1926) was an American botanist, horticulturist and pioneer in agricultural science.


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The cultivation of taro and yam in Papua New Guinea dates back to at least 6950–6440 cal BP. The origins of horticulture lie in the transition of human communities from nomadic hunter-gatherers to sedentary or semi-sedentary horticultural communities, cultivating a variety of crops on a small scale around their dwellings or in specialized plots visited occasionally during migrations from one area to the next (such as the "milpa" or maize field of Mesoamerican cultures).
Only a few contemporary societies are classified as hunter-gatherers, and many supplement their foraging activity with horticulture or pastoralism.


Pomology includes the production and marketing of pome fruits.
During this period Andrew Jackson Downing and his brother Charles were prominent in Pomology and Horticulture, producing The Fruits and Fruit Trees of America (1845).

Royal Horticultural Society

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Since 1804 The Royal Horticultural Society, a UK charity, leads on the encouragement and improvement of the science, art and practice of horticulture in all its branches and shares this knowledge through its community and learning programmes, world class gardens and shows.
The RHS promotes horticulture through flower shows including the Chelsea Flower Show, Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, Tatton Park Flower Show and Cardiff Flower Show.


Gardening is the practice of growing and cultivating plants as part of horticulture.

Horticulture industry

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The Australian Society of Horticultural Science was established in 1990 as a professional society for the promotion and enhancement of Australian horticultural science and industry.
Industrialized horticulture sometimes also includes the floriculture industry.


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Olericulture includes the production and marketing of vegetables.
Horticulture – the industry and science of plant cultivation including the process of preparing soil for the planting of seeds, tubers, or cuttings.

Indigenous horticulture

Indigenous horticulture
Indigenous refers to the native peoples of a given area and horticulture is the practice of small-scale inter cropping.


Landscaping requires expertise in horticulture and artistic design.

Horticultural oil

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Horticultural oil
They are used in both horticulture and agriculture, where they are applied as a dilute spray on plant surfaces to control insects and mites.


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In Central America, Maya horticulture involved augmentation of the forest with useful trees such as papaya, avocado, cacao, ceiba and sapodilla.
Other avocado cultivars include 'Spinks'. Historically attested varieties (which may or may not survive among horticulturists) include the 'Challenge', 'Dickinson', 'Kist', 'Queen', 'Rey', 'Royal', 'Sharpless', and 'Taft'.

Horticultural botany

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Horticultural botany
Horticultural botany is the study of the botany of current and potential cultivated plants, with emphasis on the ornamental plants of horticulture, by a horticultural botanist or plantsman—plantsperson."

Tropical horticulture

Tropical horticulture
Tropical horticulture is a branch of horticulture that studies and cultivates plants in the tropics, i.e., the equatorial regions of the world.

Plug (horticulture)

Plug (horticulture)
Plugs in horticulture are small-sized seedlings grown in trays from expanded polystyrene or polythene filled usually with a peat or compost substrate.

Plant nutrition

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Plant nutrition

Conservation biology

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It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture.

Restoration ecology

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It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture.

Soil management

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It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, soil management, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture.