India leads the world in the production of fruits like mango, banana, sapota, acid lime, grape and vegetable like cauliflower. Horticulture is considered, one of the fastest growing sectors in agriculture and is a thrust area to stimulate agricultural growth, thereby creating many horticulturist jobs.
Advances in horticultural technology, increasing product demands, and a growing export industry are creating many horticulturist job opportunities in the commercial or environmental sectors as well as in research and journalism.
A prospective horticulturist, work as a Technical or probationary officer in public and private bank. They also work as horticulture officers in the state department of Horticulture. They can also act as consultants in non-government organizations, insurance companies or nurseries. Opportunities are available as technical officers or marketing offers or as an advisory member in fertilizer / seed / insecticide companies. And postgraduates in horticulture can directly join as asst. professors or associate professors.
Prospective candidates should have passed 10+2 in Science stream (class 12th) with physics, chemistry and maths/biology/agriculture can opt for a Bachelors degree in Horticulture as a separate discipline or as a subject of B.Sc. Agriculture Science.
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