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Updated on : 21.07.2014

Horticulture is the science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, flowers, or ornamental plants. Etymologically, "horticulture" can be broken down into two Latin words: hortus (garden) and cultus (tilling). As William L. George explains in his definition of horticulture:

"Horticulture involves five areas of study. These areas are floriculture (includes production and marketing of floral crops), landscape horticulture (includes production, marketing and maintenance of landscape plants), floriculture (includes production and marketing of vegetables), pomology (includes production and marketing of fruits), and postharvest physiology which involves maintaining quality and preventing spoilage of horticultural crops."

Horticulture is the cultivation of garden plants, fruits, berries, nuts, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs and turf. Horticulturists work for plant propagation, crop production, plant breeding, genetic engineering, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, storage, processing and transportation. They work to better crop yield, quality, nutritional value and resistance to insects, diseases, and environmental pollution.

Horticulturalists use modern nurseries for the production of seedlings and mother plants. These plants are propagated through different methods such as seeds, inarching, budding, veneer grafting, patch budding and soft wood grafting.

Agribussiness Infrastructure Development Investment Programme (Loan No 2669 IND) TAG Selection Evaluation sheet and minutes of meeting

Application invited for different components of NHM & CMHM of from interested farmers.

Project Proposal invited for Post Harvest Management & Market Infrastructure Development under BHDS

Corrigendum of Centre of Excellence for vegetable

Tender Enquiry for selection of Executing Agency for establishing Centre of Excellence for Fruits at Deshri, Vaishali District, Bihar

Tender Enquiry for selection of Executing Agency for establishing Centre of Excellence for Vegetables at Chandi, Nalanda District, Bihar

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Tender of Red Lady Variety Papaya for 2014-15.

Tender Enquiry for Supply of Tissue Culture Banana Plant during 2014-15 in the State of Bihar.

RECRUITMENT OF PROFESSIONAL FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT (AGRICULTURAL MARKETING)

INVITING QUOTATION FOR SUPPLY OF LAPTOP, DESKTOP, SCANNER, PRINTER, FAX MACHINE, TABLE CHAIR SET, ALMIRAH etc.

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