Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 10, Special Issue 2 (2021)
Drying of flowers: A money-spinning aspect of floriculture industry
Sushil Kumar, Arvind Malik and Vikash Hooda
Demand of dry flowers and other ornamental products is continuously increasing due to their significant properties like everlasting quality, year around availability, eco-friendly and suitability for various flower arrangement products. This sector of agriculture is gaining popularity due to its potential and export-view. Dried flowers and plants have been exported for the last 40 years and today, India is one of the leading countries in this industry. This industry has received a major incentive for its high value, for they offer varied options for decorating interiors and living space. Different strategies required for the generation of dried attractive plant material includes air drying, press drying, embedded drying, oven drying and freeze drying in dried flower business. Due to continuous increase in demand of dry flowers, this sector is offering ample of job opportunities for thousands of unemployed man and women especially housewives.
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Sushil Kumar, Arvind Malik and Vikash Hooda. Drying of flowers: A money-spinning aspect of floriculture industry. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2021;10(2S):27-31.