What is the difference between horticulture and floriculture?

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Sep 13, 2016

Floriculture is a branch of Horticulture: Science of growing, managing, processing of fruit crops, vegetable crops, medicinal crops, flowers and other ornamental crops come under Horticulture.


Horticulture itself is a branch of agriculture, concerned with garden crops. Main branches of horticulture are: Pomology (about fruit bearing plants), Olericulture (about vegetable bearing plants), Floriculture and Landscaping; there is also Post-Harvest physiology and processing.