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Horticulture

Subject : industries
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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. An award for an individual's SAE






2. Career Development Event






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






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






5. The reproductive organs of a plant






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






7. A plant that lives for more than two seasons






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






9. Material used to control mites






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






11. 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






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






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






14. Smaller trees of high ornamental value






15. Any material used to provide nutrients that plants need






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






17. The ability of a plant to withstand cold temperatures






18. Fine-grained soil; smallest soil particle






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






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






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






22. Plants that shed their leaves in the fall






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






24. Multi-stem - woody plants that do not exceed 20 feet in height






25. An index of the acidity of a substance






26. A chemical used to kill snails and slugs






27. Working for someone else






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






29. Anything unwanted






30. Material used to kill or repel pests






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






32. The male reproductive parts of a flower






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






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






35. A chemical element required for plant growth






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






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






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






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






40. The naming of organisms






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






42. 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






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






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






45. The science and practice of growing - harvesting - storing - designing - marketing - and distributing foliage and/or flowering plants






46. 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






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






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






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






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