HORTICULTURE LESSON #1 VOCAB Flashcards

Horticulture
Terms Definitions
botany
the study of plants and their processes
floriculture
Producing, transporting, and using flowering and foliage plants
foliage plants
plants used for their colorful greenery or leaves.
garden centers
retail outlets that sell plants grown in nurseries, along with garden supplies
horticulture
the culture of plants for food, comfort, and beautification purposes
horticulture industry
the combination of scientific, technological, and production activities that ensure the satisfaction of the consumer
horticulture science
The field of science that deals with the cultivation of horticultural plants
horticulture technology
the application of science to horticulture
landscape horticulture
The production and use of plants to beautify the outdoor environment
nursery
a place that specializes in starting plants and growing them until they are ready to be transplanted to landscapes
olericulture
includes the planting, harvesting, storing, processing, and marketing of vegetable crops
ornamental horticulture
The growth and use of plants for their beauty in the area of horticulture
pomology
the planting, harvesting, storing, processing, and marketing of fruit and nut crops.
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