Definition of Horticulture


Definition of Horticulture

 Horticulture may be broadly defined as the science and art of growing fruits, vegetable and flowers and crops like spices, condiments and other plantation crops.


It is a science of cultivation of garden plants.

The world horticulture is derived from the Latin word hortus meaning enclosure (garden) culture- meaning cultivation. Thus horticulture means culture or cultivation of garden crop.

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