Difference between Olericulture and Pomology
Difference between olericulture and pomology are as follows.
|1. It comes from two Latin words “Oleris” which means pot herb and “cultura” which means cultivation.||1. It comes from two Latin words “pomo” which means fruit and “logos” which means study.|
|2. Olericulture may be defined as a branch of horticulture that deals with the genesis, morphological feature, nomenclature, propagation, production, improvement, harvesting, processing, preservation, and merchandising, etc. vegetable crops.||2. Pomology may be defined as a branch of botany that studies and cultivates fruit.|
|3. It’s the applied life science of vegetable cultivation and production.||3. It’s the study of fruit cultivation and production.|
|4. Olericulture research is mainly focused on the development, cultivation and physiological studies of vegetable plants.||4. Pomological research is mainly focused on the development, cultivation and physiological studies of fruit trees.|
|5. It’s a branch of horticulture.||5. It’s a branch of botany.|
|6. It encompasses crop establishment, including cultivar selection, seedbed preparation, and establishment of vegetable crops by seed and transplants.||6. It encompasses the goals of fruit tree improvement include enhancement of fruit quality, regulation of production periods, and reduction of production cost.|