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What careers are available in the horticulture industry?. What areas are careers available in?. Landscape horticulture Floriculture Fruits, Vegetables, & Nuts Turfgrass Other. What occupations are in nursery production?. Nursery production: growing of plants in containers or fields

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    1. What careers are available in the horticulture industry?

    2. What areas are careers available in? • Landscape horticulture • Floriculture • Fruits, Vegetables, & Nuts • Turfgrass • Other

    3. What occupations are in nursery production? • Nursery production: growing of plants in containers or fields • Propagator • Inventory Manager • Field Supervisor • Manager • Salesperson • Sales manager • Shipping supervisor

    4. What occupations are in landscape nursery? • prepares sites for landscaping, purchases and plants trees, shrubs, vines, and turfgrasses as specified by designer • Construction supervisor • Construction superintendent • Designer • Salesperson

    5. What occupations are in Landscape Maintenance? • Care of established plants • Crew supervisor • Superintendent of Operations • Salesperson • Manager

    6. What occupations are in Herbaceous Plant and Seed Production? • Supply seed and young plants to commercial growers • Plant Breeder • Propagator • Independent Grower • Sales Manager • Salesperson and Dealer

    7. What occupations are in a retail nursery? • Garden Center- retail sector of the nursery industry • Buyer • Landscape Designer • Plant Technician • Manager

    8. What occupations are in Arboretum, Botanical, and Horticultural Gardens? • Arboretum- collection of trees arranged in a natural fashion • Botanical garden- plant collection habitat • Horticultural garden- assortment of plants of many different varieties chosen for aesthetic effect

    9. What occupations are in Arboretum, Botanical, and Horticultural Gardens? • Writer • Researcher • Propagator • Educational Director • Librarian • Director • Curator • Greenhouse Manager

    10. What is floriculture? • The cultivation, harvesting, storing, designing, and marketing of flowering plants • Industry directs production toward special holidays • Christmas, Easter, Mother’s Day • When flowers are most often bought

    11. What occupations are in floriculture production? • Grower • Production Superintendent • Marketing Manager • Inventory Controller

    12. What occupations are available in the wholesale florist area? • Manager • Buyer • Salesperson

    13. What occupations are available in the retail florist area? • Common outlet for flowers, houseplants (foliage plants, flowering plants, dish gardens), and terrariums • Store manager • Sales clerk • Designer

    14. What occupations are in the fruits, vegetables, and nuts area? • Olericulture • Production, storage, processing, and marketing of vegetables • Pomology • Production, storage, processing, and marketing of fruits and nuts

    15. What occupations are available in fruits, vegetables, and nuts production? • Depends on climate • Manager • Processing Company Field Technician

    16. What occupations are available in fruits, vegetables, and nuts marketing? • Grading and packaging equipment and materials, chemical treatments to reduce spoilage, devices to increase shelf life, shipment • Sales Agency • Broker • Marketing and Promotional Organizations

    17. What occupations are available in Turfgrass? • Sod Production • Turf Establishment • Golf Course Design & Maintenance

    18. What occupations are available in Sod Production? • Farm Manager • Assistant Farm Manager • Spray Technician • Staff Leader

    19. What occupations are available in turf establishment? • Construction Superintendent • Planting Superintendent

    20. What occupations are available in Golf Course Design & Maintenance? • Golf course architect • Superintendent • Assistant Superintendent • Irrigation Technician • Spray Technician • Landscape Technician • Equipment Operator

    21. What are other career areas in horticulture? • Horticulture therapist • Extension Agent or Hort Specialist • Consultant • Communicator in Horticulture • Teacher • Research Scientist and Technician or Assistant • Plant Inspector