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Word: horticultural

Definition: pertaining to cultivation of gardens; N. horticulture: science or art of cultivating fruits, vegetables, or ornamental plants; CF. agriculture: science or art of farming or growing crops


Sentences Containing 'horticultural'

"Otiorhynchus armadillo" is polyphagous and it is considered a serious pest of horticultural and ornamental plants.
A characteristic of horticultural communities is that useful trees are often to be found planted around communities or specially retained from the natural ecosystem.
Bred at the Horticultural Research Institute in Wye, England.
By 1823 he was a Fellow of the Horticultural Society where he read a paper on the Woburn perennial kale.
Camellias imported from California to British Columbia in 2003 and early 2004 caused a significant SOD scare in the horticultural and Christmas tree industries.
Comparettia, abbreviated Comp in the horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids.
Contributions on hybridization made by him to the "Journal of the Horticultural Society" were the outcome of observation and experiment.
Dearborn was also the first President of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, a member of the Society of the Cincinnati, and the author of many books.
Developed through the hop breeding programme of the New Zealand Horticultural Research Centre known now as HortResearch and released in 1987.
Further on are the greenhouses of the horticultural nursery which also belongs to the abbey.
He was a corresponding member of the Caledonian Horticultural Society in Edinburgh and read a paper there in March 1814 entitled "On the prevention of the blight in fruit trees".
Herbert, afterward Dean of Manchester, in the fourth volume of the "Horticultural Transactions", 1822, and in his work on the "Amaryllidaceae" (1837, pages 19, 339), declares that "horticultural experiments have established, beyond the possibility of refutation, that botanical species are only a higher and more permanent class of varieties."
Herbert, Dean of Manchester, evidently the result of his great horticultural knowledge.
Horticultural scientists focus on the research that underpins horticultural knowledge, skills, technologies, education, and commerce.
Horticulture is a term that evokes images of plants, gardening, and people working in the horticultural industries.
In 1856, the Sagadahoc Agricultural Horticultural Society erected its building and fairgrounds, and the town remains host to the annual Topsham Fair.
In 1894 he published ""Un voyage horticole au Caucase"" ("A Horticultural Journey to the Caucasus").
In horticultural farming it can be used as an insect repellent, without causing harm to the pest or plant.
In regard to plants, no one has treated this subject with more spirit and ability than W. Herbert, Dean of Manchester, evidently the result of his great horticultural knowledge.
in the horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids comprising eight species native to tropical South America and Panama.
in the horticultural trade, is an intergeneric hybrid between the orchid genera "Doritis" and "Phalaenopsis" (Dor √ó Phal).
in the horticultural trade, is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera "Aerides", "Rhynchostylis" and "Vanda" (Aer.
in the horticultural trade, is the nothogenus for intergeneric hybrids between the orchid genera "Cochlioda", "Miltonia", "Odontoglossum" and "Oncidium" (Cda.
It also includes related services in plant conservation, landscape restoration, landscape and garden design/construction/maintenance, arboriculture, horticultural therapy, and much more.
It has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit., as has the gold-leafed variety "C. bignonioides" 'Aurea'.
It is also known as Golden Hop, and holds the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit (AGM).
Milne was a member of the Agricultural and Horticultural Society and its president from 1860 to 1861.
Nowadays it is growing its business in commersial Horticultural crops like Musk Melon, Mosambi (Sweet Lemon) and Mangoes.
Numerous cultivars have been selected for garden use, of which 'Royal Gold' has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
Planting design requires design talent and aesthetic judgement combined with a good level of horticultural, ecological and cultural knowledge.
Pleurothallis, abbreviated Pths in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids commonly named Bonnet Orchids.
Secondly, horticultural cultivations generally include a wide variety of crops, even including fruit trees with ground crops.
Since 1922, the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) has been in charge of the Medal. Winners.
Some careers in horticultural science require a masters (MS) or doctoral (PhD) degree.
Taft asked if he could employ some of his female students as assistants (it was not socially accepted for women to work as sculptors at that time) for the Horticultural Building.
The American Society of Horticultural Science promotes and encourages research and education in all branches of horticultural science in the Americas.
The Australian Society of Horticultural Science was established in 1990 as a professional society for the promotion and enhancement of Australian horticultural science and industry.
The cultivar was first formally described in 1937 by F.E. Briggs in "The Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society of London" as "Grevillea semperflorens".
The cultivars 'Rolf Fiedler', 'Froyle Mill' and 'Wisley Blue' have gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
The difference in their results may, I think, be in part accounted for by Herbert's great horticultural skill, and by his having hot-houses at his command.
The following have gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit:-
The grand prize was a feature segment about the winning garden, and other prizes included gardening equipment horticultural care products.
The International Society for Horticultural Science promotes and encourages research and education in all branches of horticultural science.
The remaining Hawaiian "Cibotium", "C. nealiae", is a dwarf variety, restricted to the island of Kauai that is never seen in the horticultural trade.
The Veitch Memorial Medal is a prestigious international prize issued annually by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS).
This engraving appeared in Vol I of the Caledonian Horticultural Society.
This plant has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.
This triploid variety was bred from the New Zealand Smoothcone variety cross open pollinated at the New Zealand Horticultural Research Centre (now known as HortResearch) and released in 1976.
Trigonidium, abbreviated as Trgdm in horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids comprising more than twenty species found from Mexico to Brazil.
Two species are of horticultural interest, having particularly showy blossoms with bright pink/purple bracts.

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