Flower crop cultivation and management.

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Main Author: Patil, Mohan Balasaheb.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ashland : Delve Publishing, 2020.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • ABOUT THE EDITOR
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • List of Figures
  • List of Tables
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1 Introduction To Flower Crops Cultivation
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Benefits of Flower Crop Cultivation
  • 1.3 Types of Flower Crops Growing Methods
  • 1.4 Categories of Flower Crops
  • 1.5 Economic Importance of Flower Production
  • 1.6 Global Floriculture Outlook
  • 1.7 Career Paths In Flower Crops Production
  • Chapter 2 Major Types of Flower Crops
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Bedding Flowers
  • 2.3 Flowers
  • 2.4 Potted Flowers
  • 2.5 Indoor Foliage
  • 2.6 Cut Flowers
  • Chapter 3 Tasks Involved In Flower Crops Cultivation
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Deciding What Flowers To Grow And Organizing Their Planting
  • 3.3 Preparing Soil For Planting Flowers
  • 3.4 Maintaining Flowers Which May Involve Spraying, Pruning, Fertilizing and Watering
  • 3.5 Grading And Packing Flowers For Sale
  • 3.6 Marketing And Selling Flowers
  • 3.7 Transporting Flowers To Buyers or Exporters
  • 3.8 Maintaining And Repairing Machinery Such as Pumps and Other Equipment
  • 3.9 Hiring and Training Workers, and Ensuring That Their Work Is of a High Standard In Flower Farms
  • 3.10 Ensuring That Health And Safety, And Other Regulations, are Complied With In Flower Farms
  • 3.11 Ensuring Market Certification Systems (Such As Quarantine Requirements) Are Up To Date
  • 3.12 Keeping Production And Financial Records And Write Reports
  • 3.13 Researching Growing And Harvesting Techniques, and New Varieties
  • Chapter 4 Propagation Methods of Flower Crops
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Raising Flower Crop From Seeds
  • 4.3 Raising Flower Crop Through Vegetative Propagation
  • 4.4 Raising Flower Crop Through Tissue Culture
  • Chapter 5 Cultivating Flower Crops In Greenhouses
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Advantages Of Growing Flower Crops in Greenhouses
  • 5.3 History Of Growing Flower Crops in Greenhouses
  • 5.4 Growing Systems For Flower Crops in A Greenhouse
  • 5.5 Characteristics Of Flower Growing Medium in a Greenhouse:
  • 5.6 Important Flower Crops Commercially Grown in Greenhouses
  • Chapter 6 Challenges And Constraints In Flower Crops Cultivation
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Deficiency Information on New Varieties of Flower Crops
  • 6.3 Lack of Precise Information on The Production of Different Flower
  • 6.4 Poor Transportation
  • 6.5 Lack of Organized Marketing Co-Operatives
  • 6.6 Lack of Research And Development In Floriculture
  • 6.7 Lack of Market Intelligence
  • 6.8 Lack of Detailed Economic Feasibility Studies
  • 6.9 Lack of Streamlined Quality Control Mechanism
  • 6.10 Poor Co-Ordination Between Government And Private Agencies Involved In Import And Export of Floriculture Products
  • 6.11 Lack of Information on Advanced Cultivation Practices
  • 6.12 Lack of Appropriate Planting Materials
  • 6.13 Lack of Knowledge About Importing And Exporting Countries
  • 6.14 Lack of Quality Consciousness of The Produce