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Horticulture

Subject : industries
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1. Material used to control insects






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






3. Career Development Event






4. Woody or herbaceous plant that forms a mat less than 1 foot high covering the ground






5. Structure that has an embryo and a source of stored food contained within a protective coat






6. The beginning of growth from a seed






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






8. Large trees with spreading canopies






9. A substance used to control rodents






10. Moss plants that grow on heath bogs






11. The chance that an accident might occur during a research project






12. Working for someone else






13. The reproductive organs of a plant






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






15. Largest soil particle; hard - granular rock; finer than gravel and coarser than dust






16. A harvesting technique where a plant is dug without taking soil from the field






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






18. Literally means "garden cultivation" - includes the cultivation - processing - and sale of fruits - nuts - vegetables - ornamental plants - and flowers






19. An event that happens unexpectedly or unintentionally






20. A soft - nonmetallic element






21. Decayed remains of plants and animals






22. Exposure to danger or harm






23. 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






24. Smaller trees of high ornamental value






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






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






27. Leaf-like structures located inside the sepals that are often colorful






28. The ability of a plant to withstand cold temperatures






29. Any material used to provide nutrients that plants need






30. Material used to control nematodes






31. Reproduction involving the male and female sex cells (pollen and egg)






32. The female reproductive parts of a flower






33. Plants grown in normal soil in the ground






34. A chemical used to kill snails and slugs






35. Lethal dose






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






37. A plant that keeps its leaves year round






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






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






40. The ability of a plant to withstand hot temperatures






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






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






43. The practice of growing and suing plants for decorative purposes






44. A variety of control methods - such as cultural - mechanical - biological and chemical - used together to control pests






45. Material used to control mites






46. The male reproductive parts of a flower






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






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






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






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