Greenhouse, Nursery And Flowers market includes establishments involved in growing any kind of crops under cover and growing nursery stock and flowers. Under cover is referred as greenhouses, cold frames, cloth houses and lath houses. The crops are produced at various stages of maturity and have an annual or perennial life cycles.
The global greenhouse, nursery, and flowers market was valued at $1084.42 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest geographic region accounting for $647.8 billion or 59.7% of the global market. China was the largest country accounting for $203.2 billion or 18.7% of the global greenhouse, nursery, and flowers market.
The vertical farming process can increase the productivity because of its ability to grow in artificial lights, with less water and less usage of pesticides. Vertical farming is the practice of producing crops in vertically stacked layers or inclined surfaces with the help of controlled environment agriculture technology. Hydroponics is included in vertical farming which uses 70 percent lesser water than normal agriculture. Vertical farming gives the farming industry an ability to grow crops within urban environments and thus have fresher foods available at a faster rate and at low costs.
The companies covered are Color Spot Nurseries, Coasta Farms, Altman Plants, Kurt Weiss Greenhouses, and Rocket Farms.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The greenhouse, nursery, and flowers market is segmented into Food Crops Grown Under Cover; Nursery And Floriculture Production.
Food Crops Grown Under Cover comprises establishments primarily engaged in growing food crops (e.g., fruits, melons, tomatoes) under glass or protective cover.
Nursery And Floriculture Production comprises establishments primarily engaged in (1) growing nursery and floriculture products (e.g., nursery stock, shrubbery, cut flowers, flower seeds, foliage plants) under cover or in open fields and/or (2) growing short rotation woody trees with a growing and harvesting cycle of 10 years or less for pulp or tree stock (e.g., cut Christmas trees, cottonwoods).