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Horticulture

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Horticulture is defined as the science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, flowers, turf grass and ornamental plants. The field can take you in many directions, but most careers involve some type of science including biology, chemistry, and physics. Activities within the field include plant breeding, growing and maintaining fruits/vegetables/ornamentals in the field and/or greenhouse, and managing turf grass for golf courses. Horticulture is closely related to agriculture, agronomy, biotechnology, entomology and landscape architecture.

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Agriculture, agronomy, landscape designer, greenhouse grower, fruit and vegetable grower, nursery management, public garden management, golf course manager, horticulture science and/or horticultural communication, retail florist, resort landscape manager, grounds crew supervisor for athletic teams.

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Sally Wilson

Sally Wilson

Sally Wilson received her Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York)  in the study of Ecology, Systematics and E...

Sally Wilson received her Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York)  in the study of Ecology, Systematics and Evolution. She received her Master of Science degree from Long Island University, C.W. Post College, in Biology Education, has pursued post-graduate work in Curriculum and Instruction in Science, and recently an MBA in Sustainability...

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