Edible flower cultivation: A new approach in floriculture industry
Author(s): Neelima Netam
Abstract: Flowers have held and eminent place in human's life socially, economically and aesthetically. Globally edible flower gained popularity as it add nutritional, medicinal as well as aesthetics appearance to our plate. Flowers can be used Inadding aroma, flavor and color, also decorating and preparing food and drinks. However, the chemical composition of flowers must be known before human consumption. Traditionally we used rose, marigold, hibiscus, calendula etc. in different cuisine. Flower cultivation for edible purpose strengthens the floriculture industry. This review was written to increases awareness on edible flower in floriculture sector.