M.Sc in Floriculture and Landscaping(Protected cultivation)

Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry

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The Registrar Dr Y.S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Nauni, Solan (HP), 173230, Himachal Pradesh, India
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Floriculture and Landscaping are related industries and are fast emerging as a major venture in World Scenario. Export oriented floriculture has picked up recently and earning have increased from Rs 14.4 crores in 1991-92 to Rs. 115 crores in 2002-2003.

Dried flowers and plants have two third share of the market, followed by cut flowers (17%) and live plants (13%). Presently the total area under floriculture has drastically increased from 34,000 ha in 1988 to 1,06,478 ha. Himachal Pradesh, endowed with different agro-climatic conditions ranging from sub-tropical to dry temperate zones, has premium potential for growing cut flowers, which are off-season w.r.t. plains as well as bulbs and seed multiplication. Area under floriculture crops in the state has arisen to 509.82 ha in 2007-08 from 30 ha in 1993-94 and the trade has increased from 137.11 lacs in 1993-94 to 19 crores during 2007-08.

The Department of Floriculture and Landscaping was carved out from Vegetable Crops and Floriculture in November, 1987. After its formation, the department actively engaged in Teaching (Undergraduate and Postgraduate level), Research and Extension education activities. Today, the discipline of Floriculture and Landscaping in the Dr. Y. S. Parmar University of Horticulture & Forestry, Solan has made significant progress and ICAR (Indian Council of Agricultural Research)

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