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Subject : industries
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1. Fine particles of soil; smaller than sand and larger than clay

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

3. Anything unwanted

4. 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

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

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

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

8. Chemical messenger substance that affects plant growth

9. 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

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

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

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

13. Large trees with spreading canopies

14. The ability of a plant to withstand cold temperatures

15. An index of the acidity of a substance

16. Working for someone else

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

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

19. A state of being free of danger and injury

20. Plants grown in normal soil in the ground

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

22. An award for an individual's SAE

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

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

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

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

27. The reproductive organs of a plant

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

29. Words on a pesticide label used to alert the user to the toxicity of a pesticide (danger - caution - warning - poison)

30. Material used to control insects

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

32. A chemical used to kill snails and slugs

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

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

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

36. Growing media that lack any mineral soil

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

38. A plant that keeps its leaves year round

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

40. 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

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

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

43. Material used to kill or repel pests

44. Plants that shed their leaves in the fall

45. A group of organisms with characteristics that distinguish them from other groups in a genus

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

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

48. Supervised agriculture experience

49. Cultivated plants within a species that show a significant difference from other plants in the species

50. The primary growing point of the stem