Biology 2217B Lecture Notes - Floriculture, Plant Propagation, Lilium Longiflorum

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Published on 19 Apr 2013
School
Western University
Department
Biology
Course
Biology 2217B
Forticulture
Flowers spread from middle east and hanging gardens of Babylon were
aesthetic wonders
Long history of religious folk and national symbolism
o Gifts of love, friendship, etc
o Plant have different meanings
Ornamental qualities
Color hue
Texture associate certain visual patterns with tactile sesations
Line vertical branching patterns and drive eye up
Form three dimensional
Naming horticulture plants
Can be given latin names
Hybrids get a formula name
o Rosa alba and Rosa nigra; hybrid Rosa alba x Rosa nigra
Hybrids of unknown percentage
o Rosa x wilsonii
Intergenic hybrids xAster turnii
Floriculture
The culture of plants flowering and foliage, production, distribution
Production begins at plant propagation, market size and age
o Grown in greenhouse enclosed glass structure, allows environment
control
o Growers may specialize profit, climate, location of market
Major types
Cut flowers supply wholesale florists
o Grow, cut, and sell wholesaler
o Roses, carnation, chrysanthimums
o Includes curt foliage and leaves
Potted flowering plants flowering plants in pots
o In greenhouses (ex: poinsettias, Easter lilies, African violets)
Foliage plants potted plants grown and sold for their leaves
o Florida is large producer (ex philodendrums, figs)
Bedding plants herbaceous, annual flowers, vegetables for outdoor planting
o Can not survive frost (ex impatiens, peteunias, marigolds, tomatoes)
Franchise shops
Operated according to the rules set by company
Usually higher prices
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Flowers spread from middle east and hanging gardens of babylon were aesthetic wonders. Long history of religious folk and national symbolism: gifts of love, friendship, etc, plant have different meanings. Texture associate certain visual patterns with tactile sesations. Line vertical branching patterns and drive eye up. Hybrids get a formula name: rosa alba and rosa nigra; hybrid rosa alba x rosa nigra. Hybrids of unknown percentage: rosa x wilsonii. The culture of plants flowering and foliage, production, distribution. Production begins at plant propagation, market size and age: grown in greenhouse enclosed glass structure, allows environment control, growers may specialize profit, climate, location of market. Cut flowers supply wholesale florists: grow, cut, and sell wholesaler, roses, carnation, chrysanthimums, includes curt foliage and leaves. Potted flowering plants flowering plants in pots: in greenhouses (ex: poinsettias, easter lilies, african violets) Foliage plants potted plants grown and sold for their leaves: florida is large producer (ex philodendrums, figs)

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