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Horticulture

Horticulture is defined as that branch of agriculture concerned with growing plants that are used by people for food, for medicinal purposes, and for aesthetic gratification. [NALT]

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Floriculture

Floriculture is that branch of horticulture dealing with the production of field-grown or greenhouse-grown plants for their flowers or showy leaves. [NALT] [AGROVOC]

Fruit Crops

Fruit crops are those yielding fruits and berries which generally are characterized by their sweet taste and their high content of organic acid and pectin. [AGROVOC] [NALT]

Urban Horticulture

The science and art of promoting the successful growth and development of ornamental plants, turf, vegetables and fruit in the urban environment.

Publications

Florida 4-H Exploration: Careers in Horticulture

4H438/4H438by Marguerite Beckford, Sarah Davis, Kristie Popa, and Marnie WardSeptember 14th, 2023This publication highlights some of the many career pathways in horticulture. 4-H youth and 4-H club leaders can use the document to explore potential career interests. Written by Marguerite Beckford, Sarah Davis, Kristie Popa, and Marnie Ward, and published by the Florida 4-H Youth Development Program, UF/IFAS Extension, September 2023.