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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2019.8(10): 1017-1024
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.119


Protected Cultivation of Flowers for Domestic and Export Market
Prabhjit Kaur* and R. K. Dubey
Department of Floriculture and Landscaping, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The horticulture field is developing new technologies for the development of quality products with higher productivity. Only quality products come under export for the world. Under protected cultivation the high quality produce can be achieved. The protected cultivation is technique of crop cultivation when the micro climate of the plant body is controlled partially or fully as per requirement of plant growth. The different designs of greenhouses developed for crop production varied from Hi-tech to shade net. In floriculture, India is emerging country but floriculture crops have high tendency for export. The demand of flowers has been increased as now day’s people like to celebrate their occasions with flowers. The export of commercial flowers is emerging as the commercial flower productions under the protected conditions have emerged in India. The floriculture crops have high potential for per unit area than the other field crops so it is more profitable business. The floricultural commodities for export consists cut flowers, pot plants, cut foliage, seeds bulbs, tubers, rooted cuttings and dried flowers or leaves. The demand of cut flowers is increasing in domestic and international market. The important cut flower in the international trade is rose, carnation, chrysanthemum, gerbera, gladiolus, gypsophila, liastris, nerine, orchids, archilea, anthuriu, tulip, and lilies. The meet the demand floriculture crops like rose, gerbera, carnation, lily etc. are grown in green houses.


Keywords: Carnation, Floriculture, Greenhouse, Lillium, Rose
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Prabhjit Kaur and Dubey, R.K. 2019. Protected Cultivation of Flowers for Domestic and Export Market.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 8(10): 1017-1024. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2019.810.119