Branches of Horticulture

The branches of horticulture are as follows:

  1. Arboriculture: Study of, and the selection, planting, care, and removal of, individual trees, shrubs, vines, and other perennial woody plants.
  2. Floriculture: Production and marketing of floral crops.
  3. Landscape horticulture: Production, marketing and maintenance of landscape plants.
  4. Olericulture: Includes the production and marketing of vegetables.
  5. Pomology: Production and marketing of fruits.
  6. Viticulture: Production and marketing of grapes.
  7. Oenology: All aspects of wine and winemaking.
  8. Postharvest: Maintaining the quality of and preventing the spoilage of horticultural crops.

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