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Horticulture

Subject : industries
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Multi-stem - woody plants that do not exceed 20 feet in height






2. Using live plants to landscae indoor areas - also known as plantscaping






3. A soft - nonmetallic element






4. A sac-like structure at the top of the stamen that contains pollen






5. An index of the acidity of a substance






6. The proportion of sand - silt - and clay in soil






7. Green leaf-like structure on the exterior of a flower






8. Chemical reaction in which stored food energy is made available for plants and animals






9. An award for an individual's SAE






10. Lethal dose






11. Material used to control mites






12. A substance used to control undesirable fungi






13. Using indoor plants (also commonly referred to as "houseplants") to decorate or improve aesthetics inside a home or commerical building






14. Anything unwanted






15. An outgrowth from a plant that constitutes part of the foliage and functions primarily in food manufacture by photosynthesis






16. The fusion or joining of a sperm with an egg






17. Heat-treated mica that is light weight with nutrient and moisture-holding capacity






18. Plants that are grown in manmade containers - such as clay or plastic pots or hanging baskets






19. Decayed remains of plants and animals






20. The ability of a plant to withstand hot temperatures






21. Plants with two cotyledons - flower parts usually in multiples of four or five - true secondary growth - vascular bundles arranged in a ring in the stem






22. The science and practice of growing - harvestin - handling - storing - processing - and marketing tree fruits






23. A chemical used to kill snails and slugs






24. Plants with one cotyledon - flower parts usually in multiples of three - leaf venation usually parallel - no secondary growth - vascular bundles scattered in the stem






25. Plants that shed their leaves in the fall






26. The pores or openings in the epidermis of a leaf that allow the exchange of oxygen - carbon dioxide - and water vapor






27. Large trees with spreading canopies






28. The science and practice of installing - maintaining - and using grasses - plants - shrubs - and trees in the landscape






29. Growing media that lack any mineral soil






30. The science and practice of installing - maintaining - and using grasses - plants - shrubs - and trees in the landscape






31. A plant that keeps its leaves year round






32. A single-stem - woody - perennial plant reaching the height of 12 feet or more






33. Fine particles of soil; smaller than sand and larger than clay






34. Plants grown in normal soil in the ground






35. The lower portion of a plant that bears neither leaves nor reproductive organs and that mostly develops underground and anchors the plant; the hairs absorb water and mineral nutrients






36. The male reproductive parts of a flower






37. The reproductive organs of a plant






38. The branch of biology that deals with identifying and naming organisms






39. The stalk-like part of the stamen that holds the anther






40. Woody or herbaceous plant that require some type of support






41. A group of organisms with characteristics that distinguish them from other groups in a genus






42. The beginning of growth from a seed






43. A plant that lives for more than two seasons






44. Material used to kill or repel pests






45. Odorless - colorless nutrient needed for plant life






46. Material used to control undesirable plants






47. One who works for oneself






48. The reproduction of plants by seed - cuttings - budding - or grafting to increase in number - to reproduce






49. The manufacture of food by green plants in which carbon dioxide and water are combined in the presence of light and chlorophyll to form sugar and oxygen






50. The branch of biology that deals with the forms of organisms