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Review Of Floriculture As A Promising Industry For Marginal Farmers In Maharashtra.

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Shilpa Kalmegh, Dr. Narpat Singh



marginal, floriculture, Hi-tech, sunshine, promising, strategy.



Floriculture is the branch of horticulture that deals with cultivation of ornamental plants and flowering pants for sale or for use in perfume and cosmetics. Floriculture is the sunshine industry of India, as it offers excellent self employment good remuneration for the small and marginal farmers. The various study in past and recent concluded that the floriculture is the promising business with higher profitability than ordinary crops in open as well as in Hi-tech cultivation growing. Even marginal farmers suits well in this strategy.



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