Floriculture is a branch of horticulture that deals with cultivation of flowering and ornamental plants for direct sale or for use as raw materials in cosmetic and perfume industry and in the pharmaceutical sector. It also includes production and sale of planting materials. The department is currently imparting education to UG students, engage in extension and research activities. Other floricultural activities like propagation, maintenance of existing ornamentals and landscape activities of the campus is going on. Nursery of annual flower crops and pot plants are also available for sale in the department. Experiential learning programme in the department was started during 2020.
The scientists of the Department deliver lectures in the trainings organized by the University, Directorate of Extension Education/ State Department of Horticulture/ Agriculture and other line departments from time to time. The department provides consultancy on landscaping and flower production. The scientist of Department extend the know - how on floriculture through various radio talks and publication of articles in the magazines.
To disseminate the technology for commercialization of ornamentals among the farmers in the field.