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Title: Introduction to Horticulture


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Introduction to Horticulture
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AGRICULTURE
  • PRODUCTION OF PLANTS AND ANIMALS TO MEET BASIC
    HUMAN NEEDS

3
AGRICULTURE
  • HORTICULTURE AGRONOMY FORESTRY

4
AGRONOMY
  • 1. SOIL SCIENCE
  • 2. SOIL CONSERVATION

5
FORESTRY
  • Maintain and produce timber

6
HORTICULTURE
  • Ornamental growing and using plants for beauty
  • Landscaping
  • Floriculture

7
HORTICULTURE
  • OLERICULTURE growing, harvesting, storing,
    processing, and marketing vegetables.

8
HORTICULTURE
  • 3. POMOLOGY growing, harvesting, storing,
    processing and marketing FRUITS!

9
HORTICULTURE
  • 4. ARBORICULTURE producing trees and shrubs for
    public sale

10
How is Hort. Important to Society?
  1. 40 of food is produced by horticultural means.
  2. Aesthetic Value pleasing to the eye
    landscaping, flowers, shrubs
  3. Economic Value retail florists, landscape design
    and implementation, horticultural products

11
How does your diet relate to Horticulture?
YOUR LUNCH
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How does your diet relate to Horticulture?
13
How does your diet relate to Horticulture?
14
What Careers Involve Horticulture?
  • Each year, there are about 14 more jobs in
    agriculture than there are graduates to fill them
  • Landscape architect, golf course superintendent,
    plant breeder, sales, greenhouse manager, garden
    center manager, pesticide specialist, consultant,
    researcher, officer supervisor, plant disease
    specialist, nursery manager, pest control
    specialist, landscape contractor, forester, plant
    geneticsbioengineered seeds/plants

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American Society for Horticulture Science
  • http//www.ashs.org/?optioncom_contentviewcateg
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