HORTICULTURAL CROP PRODUCTION Module 1 Lesson 1 Activity The picture shown below depicts 5 persons. Person 1 is planting, person 2 is raking, person 3 is watering plants, person 4 is carrying seeds and person 5 is digging a hole. These 5 actions all relate to horticulture because horticulture is the agriculture of plants. It involves plant propagation and cultivation with the aim of improving plant growth. Analysis Learning the scope of horticulture will empower students to improve their learning development because of the wide scope horticulture covers. They will learn by studying the major areas of horticulture which includes floriculture, pomology, oenology or turf management, to mention. Horticulture can contribute to a student’s career development. Since it is the art, technology, business, education and science of plants, graduates with a degree in horticulture can have professional careers in production, management, marketing, education and research. Sometimes it can help a student open their own business enterprises such as landscape design, fruit or vegetable production, nurseries, greenhouses or garden centers.