Department of Horticulture

Horticulture has the following branches like Pomology, Olericulture, Floriculture, Plantation crops, Spices and Condiments, Medicinal and aromatic plants, and Post-harvest technology.


To promote the profession of Horticulture and the professionalism of those working in the industry and production of fruits, vegetables, flowers.

To act as an authoritative body; consulting with Government and other policy-making bodies on matters of interest or concern to professional horticulturists

To confer recognized status upon professionally qualified and experienced horticulturists

To promote educational and training opportunities and encourage the development of all disciplines within horticulture like fruit, vegetables, flowers, spices, condiments, medicinal, aromatic plant production.

To disseminate information on matters affecting the profession and provide opportunities for discussion amongst horticulturists through the website, publications, conferences, seminars, lectures, etc.