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The cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants.

[Latin flōs, flōr-, flower; see flower + culture.]

flo′ri·cul′tur·al adj.
flo′ri·cul′tur·ist n.
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Students may work for governmental agencies, private sectors, seed companies, floriculturist, landscaper, agricultural economist, sales representative, or go into private practice.
A floriculturist is a scientist who studies flowers.
Third-generation local farmers, such as Big Island floriculturist Eric Tanouye and Oahu's Mikilua Poultry Farms' Phyllis Shimabukuro-Geiser have made the family business a career choice.
Many people have got employment in the flower fields while the women folk also earn money by making garlands," said Ratan Debnath, a floriculturist.
When we started our venture the government provided us with saplings at a subsidized rate," said Chitranjan, a floriculturist
Brijesh Tiwari, a floriculturist, has planted hundreds of varieties of rare, common and seasonal flowers, including nine kinds of dahlia and 20 of roses.
Chittaranjan, a floriculturist said: "We have found that growing flowers is more beneficial than growing vegetables because flower is a more profitable item.
One such enterprising floriculturist is Rathinam in Karamadai village in Coimbatore district.
Srinagar, March 22 (ANI): The tulip growers in Kashmir are enthusiastic since an ace floriculturist from Holland has educated them about innovative methods to have a good harvest.
Nawal Kumar, a floriculturist who used to grow wheat and rice earlier feels that growing flowers is more beneficial.
There is a lot of problem due to water," said Subhash, a rose floriculturist.