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Subject : industries
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1. The tube in the pistil that leads from the stigma to the ovary and through which pollen reaches the ova and egg

2. A non-woody plant that dies back to the ground each year

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

4. Odorless - colorless nutrient needed for plant life

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

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

7. Growing media that lack any mineral soil

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

9. The male reproductive parts of a flower

10. Heat-treated lava rock that is light weight with low moisture and nutrient-holding capacity

11. A sheet containing information about the safe use of a chemical and the steps to take in case of an accident

12. A substance used to control undesirable fungi

13. One who works for oneself

14. An award for an individual's SAE

15. A soft - nonmetallic element

16. Type of reproduction using plant parts (but not the reproductive parts)

17. Material used to control mites

18. Smaller trees of high ornamental value

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

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

21. The ability of a plant to withstand cold temperatures

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

23. The transfer of pollen from the anther to the stigma of the flower

24. Anything unwanted

25. The female reproductive parts of a flower

26. Material used to kill or repel pests

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

28. Any material used to provide nutrients that plants need

29. Chemical messenger substance that affects plant growth

30. A group of organisms with distinguishing characteristics from other plants in a species - but does not transfer those characteristics to the offspring through sexual reproduction

31. The naming of organisms

32. Without the union of male and female sex cells (also referred to as vegetative)

33. An index of the acidity of a substance

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

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

36. 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

37. A plant that completes its life cycle in two seasons

38. A harvesting technique where a plant is dug keeping a ball of soil around the root system and covering it with burlap to hold the soil and roots together

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

40. The specialized organelle in green plants in which photosynthesis takes place

41. Material used to control undesirable plants

42. Stalk - trunk - or branch of a plant; can be vertical or horizontal

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

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

45. Moss plants that grow on heath bogs

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

47. Hormones and synthetic chemicals that inhibit or modify plant growth and development

48. A chemical element required for plant growth

49. Large trees with spreading canopies

50. A substance used to control rodents