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Horticulture

Subject : industries
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Large trees with spreading canopies






2. 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






3. A plant that keeps its leaves year round






4. The beginning of growth from a seed






5. 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






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






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






8. 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






9. The female reproductive parts of a flower






10. Lethal dose






11. A substance used to control rodents






12. The reproductive body of a seed plant consisting of one or more seeds and usually various protective and supporting structures






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






14. The ability of a plant to withstand hot temperatures






15. The water loss from plant tissues






16. The ability of a plant to withstand cold temperatures






17. Any material used to provide nutrients that plants need






18. Closely related organisms of one or more species that are grouped together






19. An award for an individual's SAE






20. Supervised agriculture experience






21. Working for someone else






22. The tube in the pistil that leads from the stigma to the ovary and through which pollen reaches the ova and egg






23. Smaller trees of high ornamental value






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






25. A substance used to control undesirable fungi






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






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






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






29. A bluish-white - highly reactive - metallic element






30. Contains all three of the primary fertilizer nutrients (nitrogen - phosphorus - and potash)






31. Exposure to danger or harm






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






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






34. The reproductive organs of a plant






35. A soft - nonmetallic element






36. The lower part of the pistil that contains one or more ovules or the part in which the eggs are produced and seeds develop






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






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






39. 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






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






41. Material used to kill or repel pests






42. Moss plants that grow on heath bogs






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






44. Structure found at the top end of the pistil that contains a sticky surface on which pollen can be caught






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






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






47. Fine-grained soil; smallest soil particle






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






49. A plant that produces wood and has buds above the ground that survive winter






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