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Is horticulture an industry or is it agriculture?

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10/03/2007

It is both. Horticulture is a sub set of agriculture, and agriculture is an industry. Other sub sets include Aquaculture, Forestry, Dairy production, Beef production, etc. The word 'horticulture' means literally 'garden agriculture'. It is also a thriving industry. Generally, in terms of classifying it, it is put with agriculture.