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The Future of Horticulture: Innovation and the Frontier of Sustainable Development  

Jim Mason
The HITAR Institute Canada, Richmond BC Canada
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International Journal of Horticulture, 2023, Vol. 13, No. 7   doi: 10.5376/ijh.2023.13.0007
Received: 29 May, 2023    Accepted: 01 Jun., 2023    Published: 08 Jun., 2023
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Mason J., 2023, The future of horticulture: innovation and the frontier of sustainable development, International Journal of Horticulture, 13(7): 1-6 (doi: 10.5376/ijh.2023.13.0007)


This article explores the future trends and challenges of horticulture, emphasizing the importance of innovation and sustainable development. By analyzing the innovations in current horticultural technologies and the application of biotechnology, as well as sustainable horticultural practices and solutions, the critical role of horticulture in food production, social development, and environmental conservation is revealed. Looking ahead, the significance of innovative technologies and sustainable practices in driving the advancement of horticulture, as well as the pivotal role of horticultural education and research, is highlighted. This article encourages the public to recognize the social value and future prospects of horticulture, while acknowledging its crucial role in the global agenda of sustainable development.

Horticulture; Technological innovation; Sustainable development; Biotechnology; Social value
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