Horticulture & Floriculture

Do you wish to work for garden crops? Do you wish to produce fruits and vegetables for commercial use? Do you love flowers? Does it drive you to understand the life of different flowers across the globe? Do you want to work in a flower farm growing them?
If Yes, You can look at becoming a horticulturist or a floriculturist.

About:

Horticulture, the branch of plant agriculture dealing with garden crops, generally fruits, vegetables, and ornamental plants. The word is derived from the Latin hortus, “garden,” and colere, “to cultivate.” As a general term, it covers all forms of garden management, but in ordinary use it refers to intensive commercial production. In terms of scale, horticulture falls between domestic gardening and field agriculture, though all forms of cultivation naturally have close links.

Floriculture, branch of ornamental horticulture concerned with growing and marketing flowers and ornamental plants as well as with flower arrangement. Because flowers and potted plants are largely produced in plant-growing structures in temperate climates, floriculture is largely thought of as a greenhouse industry, though many flowers are cultivated outdoors in nurseries or crop fields. Both the production of bedding plants and the production of cuttings to be grown in greenhouses or for indoor use as houseplants are usually considered part of floriculture.

Top Qualities:

- Loves flowers and plants
- Being Creative
- Patience and dedication
- Learning new things daily
- Working in nature and in all weathers
- Working off schedules

Top Jobs and Careers:

- Growing
- Floral Design
- Flower/Plant Breeding
- Plant Pathologist
- Consultant in horticulture
- Ornamental horticulturist
- Horticultural technician
- Plant Care Worker
- Nursery Staffer
- Landscape Designer

Career Ladder:

- 10th Any Board > 12th Science (Biology) > BSc Horticulture
- 10th Any Board > 12th Science (Biology) > BSc Floriculture > MSc Floriculture

Top Courses:

- B.Sc Floriculture
- B.Sc Floriculture and Landscaping
- M.Sc Floriculture Business Management
- M.Sc Floriculture and Landscaping
- Certificate in Floriculture Technology
- Certificate in Floriculture

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