Classification of Horticultural Crops


Classification of Horticultural Crops

From time to time, horticultural crops have been classified into various groups depending on their growth habits, cultivation requirements, climatic needs and uses. Horticultural crops are popularly classified into the 3 broad divisions of fruits vegetables and flowers.

However, following points are considered to be most important basis for classification of the crops.

1. Classification Based on Growth Habit and Physiological Character.

2. Classification Based on Life Span of Plants.

3. Classification Based on Climatic Requirements.

4. Classification Based on Seasonal Basis.

5. Classification Based on Use of Horticultural Plants.

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