Horticulture What is horticulture? c 1 A. What is horticulture? The art and science of cultivating, propagation, processing and marketing of ornamental.

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HorticultureWhat is horticulture?c 1 AWhat is horticulture?The art and science of cultivating, propagation, processing and marketing of ornamental plants, turf grasses, flowers, fruits, vegetables and nuts. (LSU)

2 Categories of HorticultureOrnamental horticultureFood crop productionOrnamental HorticultureGrowing and using plants for their beauty

Types of ornamental horticultureInteriorscapingFloricultureLandscape horticultureTurf grass managementNursery managementArboriculture

InteriorscapingInstallation and care of plants inside a buildingAdds to the appearance of the inside spaceHelps keep the air cleanPossible careers Interiorscape horticulture specialist, Design and sales consultant

FloricultureThe art and science of producing and using floral materials and flower and foliage plants. Flowers provide adds decoration, stimulates emotional happiness and improves moodPossible careers Floral designer, Retail florist, Floral crops wholesaler, Floral design educator, Floral design garden writer, Event planner

Landscape horticultureProduction and use of landscape plants to make the environment more attractive Cuts energy costs, Improves the appeal of the area landscapedPossible careers Development and maintenance supervisor of landscapes in parks, recreation areas, residential homes, Lawn and grounds maintenance manager, Landscape contractor, Landscape installation manager, Research scientist, and Horticulturist in city, state or national parksTurf Grass ManagementProduction, installation and care of grasses used in landscapes, golf courses, athletic fields and other recreational uses.Prevents soil erosion, reduces noise, provides healthy air and a place for people and pets to playCareers Golf course superintendent, athletic fields supervisor, groundskeeper, Nursery ManagementA nursery is a place where plants are grown or sold for use in landscapes or for the production of foodProvides an opportunity for people to purchase a variety of plants for a variety of uses.Careers Growers and production managers, Sales and managementArboricultureCultivation and care of trees and shrubsTrees add shade and beauty to a landscape, provide cooler temperatures and help clean the airCareers - Arborist

Food Crop ProductionGrowing and using plants for the production of foodOlericulturePomologyViticulture

OlericultureProducing, harvesting, storing, processing and marketing of vegetablesProvides nourishment for peopleCareers Growers, farm managers, Ag sales and marketing, field advisors, supervisors of storage, field advisors for allied industries such as production machinery, PomologyProducing, harvesting, storing, processing and marketing of fruits and nutsProvides nourishment for peopleCareers - Growers, farm managers, Ag sales and marketing, field advisors, supervisors of storage, field advisors for allied industries such as production machinery,

ViticultureScience, study and production of grapesProvides grapes and wines for human consumptionCareers Grower, wine maker, harvester, cellar supervisor, and lab technician

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