ISSUES RELATED TO HORTICULTURE MARKETING AND TRADE
Pradyumna Raj Pandey and Hemprabha Pandey
This paper discuss about the horticulture and issues related to marketing and trade in Nepalese context. According to Wikipedia, 2015; Horticulture is the branch of agriculture that deals with the art, science, technology and business of vegetable garden plant growing. It includes the cultivation of cultivate plant, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, sprouts, mushrooms, algae, flowers, seaweeds and non-food crops such as grass and ornamental trees and plants. It also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture. Inside agriculture, horticulture contrasts with extensive field farming as well as animal husbandry. Likewise, USDA defined Horticulture as that branch of agriculture concerned with growing plants that are used by people for food, for medicinal purposes, and for aesthetic gratification. Horticulture is divided into specializations.