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Title: Careers In Floriculture


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Careers
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Floriculture
Introduction
Eligibility
Job Prospects

Institutes
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Introduction
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Floriculture or flower farming as it is popularly
called is a discipline of Horticulture, and is
the study of growing and marketing flowers and
foliage plants. Floriculture includes cultivation
of flowering and ornamental plants for sales or
for use as raw materials in cosmetic and perfume
industry and the pharmaceutical sector. The
persons associated with this field are called
floriculturists.
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Eligibility
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Floriculture is not available as a subject at the
undergraduate/degree level. Those who wish to
join the floriculture stream should enroll for an
undergraduate course in Agriculture
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Job Prospects
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Floriculture units- Floriculturists are involved
in the propagation and growing of cut
flowers, flowering potted plants, foliage plants
and bedding plants. They plant , prune, water,
fertilize, harvest and ship these plants as well
as monitor and manipulate the environment under
which they are grown both indoors in green houses
and outdoors in field production where the
climate is favourable.
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Institutes
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Department of Horticulture and Floriculture
Management, Sikkim University,Gangtok,Sikkim. Depa
rtment of Vegetable Science Floriculture,
Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Pradesh
Agricultural University, Palampur,Palampur ,
Himachal Pradesh. Institute of Applied Research
and Development in Agriculture,Sangli ,
Maharashtra. The School of Education,
North-Eastern Hill University,Shillong ,
Meghalaya.
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