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Horticulture is the cultivation of plants in gardens or greenhouses, as opposed to the field-scale production of crops characteristic of agriculture. It includes the cultivation of fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, sprouts, mushrooms, algae, flowers, seaweeds and non-food crops such as grass and ornamental trees and plants. It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture, ornamental trees and lawns.

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Organizations relating to Horticulture

Benelux Society for Horticultural Science / Luxembourg, Luxembourg / Est. 1996
Middle European Iris Society / Hlucin, Czechia / Est. 1996
Asociación de Floristas Iberoamericanos / Est. 1985
EMEA Synthetic Turf Council / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2010
IOC Intergovernmental Panel on Harmful Blooms / Copenhagen, Denmark / Est. 1991
Perlite Institute / Harrisburg PA, USA / Est. 1949
FLORNET / Zwolle, Netherlands / Est. 2000
Asia Florists' Association / Sapporo, Japan
International Committee for Horticultural Congresses / Est. 1927
Nordic Joint Group for Forest Nursery Questions
International Bulb Society / Sanger CA, USA / Est. 1933
Réseau africain pour le développement de l'horticulture / Dakar, Senegal / Est. 2000
Nordiske Plantskogodlarnas Samarbetsutskott
International Association of HydroSeeding Professionals / Penn Hills PA, USA
International Horticultural Congress
Exchange of Notes Constituting an Agreement Concerning the Exchange of Cut Flowers on a Commercial Basis / Est. 1955
International Horticultural Association / Matsudo, Japan
Committee of the Forest Nurseries in the EC / Est. 1962
International Flower Bulb Centre / Est. 1925
Euroflora / Milan, Italy
International Centre for Hydroponics / Est. 1971
Synthetic Turf Council / Forest Hill MD, USA / Est. 2003
European Nurserystock Association / Sint-Denijs-Westrem, Belgium
Association européenne pour le fleurissement et le paysage / Est. 1996
Global Horticulture Initiative / Bonn, Germany / Est. 2006
International Aroid Society / Miami FL, USA / Est. 1977
World Flower Council / Hollywood FL, USA / Est. 1983
International Society for Horticultural Science / Korbeek-Lo, Belgium / Est. 1959
UNION FLEURS / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1959
European Boxwood and Topiary Society / Court-Saint-Etienne, Belgium / Est. 1996
European Plant Science Organisation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2000
International Food and Agribusiness Management Association / Corvallis OR, USA / Est. 1990
World Petunia Days
International Association of Horticultural Producers / Didcot, UK

View all profiles (77 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Horticulture

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Destruction of hedges and hedgerow trees
Threatened habitats of Boreal floral kingdom
Endangered habitats of Cape floral kingdom

Action Strategies relating to Horticulture

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Establishing global greenhouse trading system
Using living fences
Flower arranger
Providing adequate nursery facilities
Delivering flowers
Providing hydroponics methods
Using hedgerow intercropping
Producing animal feedstuffs with hydroponics
Protecting marine spawning grounds
Using swidden-fallow land management

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