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Horticulture

Subject : industries
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
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