Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
Horticulture is the division of agriculture concerned with the art, science, technology, and business of growing plants. It involves the cultivation of medicinal plants, sprouts, fruits, vegetables, mushrooms, algae, seeds, flowers, nuts, herbs, seaweeds and non-food crops such as ornamental trees, grass, plants and involves conservation of plants, arboriculture, landscape garden design and landscape restoration. Landscape Architecture is the study of designing art, science and technology to achieve environmental, social behavior or aesthetic outcomes and thereby giving a thoughtful and meaningful change to the environment. Horticulture is the systematic investigation of existing social, ecological, and soil conditions and processes in the landscape, and the design of interventions that will produce the desired outcome. Arboriculture, floriculture, Landscape architecture and turf management are the major fields of the respective session of Plant Genomics Conference.