With breaking of trade barriers in post-globalisation phase, international trade in vegetables, fruits and flowers has become lucrative.

India can earn a sizable amount of foreign exchange by exporting flowers.

Flower such as rose, jasmine, marigold, chrysanthemum, tuberose, and aster are grown over large area in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Delhi, Uttarakhand, Assam and Manipur.