Event Title

Cultivation of decorative plants from intensive horticulture

Session

Agriculture, Food Science and Technology

Description

Ornamental plants are grown for decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projects, house plants, for cut flowers, ect. Besides, ornamental plants play important role in human health, medicinal plants and food plants. Floriculture is a branch of horticulture that deals with the cultivation, processing and marketing of ornamental plants. Floriculture includes annual (seasonal), biennial and perennial ornamentals, such as cacti and other succulents, trees, shrubs, climbers, bulbous plants, lawn and ornamental grasses, foliage, bedding, pot and house plants.With the continuous development of greenhouse technology, and advances in plant biotechnology, transportation conditions, and marketing strategies, floriculture has reached a historical maximum hub of activity and competitiveness. This paper will illustrate the research being done with various ornamental species, show the continuum from exploration to the market place, for some type of ornamental plants in Kosovo. Floriculture in Kosovo includes seasonal plants (Begonia sp.,Viola x tricolor, Petunia sp. Tagetes sp.), biennial and perennial ornamentals, trees (Tilia sp., Catalpa sp., Platanus sp.), shrubs, climbers, conifrious plants (Roses sp. Thuja sp. Berberis sp.), ect. The production of rose seedlings in Kosovo started in the years 1975/76, and currently 20-25 cultivars are produced, this production has increased and in 2017 it reaches 70-90 thousand seedlings per year.

Keywords:

decorative plants, floriculture, cultivation, seasonal, trees plants

Session Chair

Flutura Ajazi

Session Co-Chair

Imri Demelezi

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-19-2

Location

Pristina, Kosovo

Start Date

26-10-2019 3:30 PM

End Date

26-10-2019 5:00 PM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2019.419

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Cultivation of decorative plants from intensive horticulture

Pristina, Kosovo

Ornamental plants are grown for decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projects, house plants, for cut flowers, ect. Besides, ornamental plants play important role in human health, medicinal plants and food plants. Floriculture is a branch of horticulture that deals with the cultivation, processing and marketing of ornamental plants. Floriculture includes annual (seasonal), biennial and perennial ornamentals, such as cacti and other succulents, trees, shrubs, climbers, bulbous plants, lawn and ornamental grasses, foliage, bedding, pot and house plants.With the continuous development of greenhouse technology, and advances in plant biotechnology, transportation conditions, and marketing strategies, floriculture has reached a historical maximum hub of activity and competitiveness. This paper will illustrate the research being done with various ornamental species, show the continuum from exploration to the market place, for some type of ornamental plants in Kosovo. Floriculture in Kosovo includes seasonal plants (Begonia sp.,Viola x tricolor, Petunia sp. Tagetes sp.), biennial and perennial ornamentals, trees (Tilia sp., Catalpa sp., Platanus sp.), shrubs, climbers, conifrious plants (Roses sp. Thuja sp. Berberis sp.), ect. The production of rose seedlings in Kosovo started in the years 1975/76, and currently 20-25 cultivars are produced, this production has increased and in 2017 it reaches 70-90 thousand seedlings per year.