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Abstract                 Volume:3  Issue-5  Year-2016          Original Research Articles

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Dissemination of Dry Flower Technology for Societal Good
Atul Batra*
Sr. Technical Officer, Floriculture Section, CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute, Rana Pratap Marg, Lucknow-226 001, Uttar Pradesh, India
*Corresponding author

In floriculture industry and cut flower trade there is always demand of new and novel cultivars of ornamental plants and their value added products. The floriculture basket comprises of flowers (loose and cut), fillers, live plants, seeds, plant propagules, cactus and succulents, house plants, tissue culture raised plant, value added products viz. essential oils and dry flowers. Since the dry flower Industry is growing in a rapid speed and at present contributed about 70% of the earning of the floriculture produce. In our country dry flower industry comprises of dehydrated flowers, foliage, fruits and seeds. Dehydrated flower and floral craft is used for making various useful products like greeting cards, landscapes, photo frames, table mats, coasters, wall hangings and potpourri items obtained with ethyl acetate extract in both rice and millet flour media (2.29% and 2.06%).

Keywords: Dehydrated flower,Floral craft,Floriculture industry,Value added
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Batra, A., 2016. Dissemination of dry flower technology for societal goodInt.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 3(5): 97-101. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2016.305.015
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