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Horticulture

Subject : industries
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. The fusion or joining of a sperm with an egg






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






3. Chemical messenger substance that affects plant growth






4. Large trees with spreading canopies






5. Material used to kill or repel pests






6. The beginning of growth from a seed






7. 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






8. The male reproductive parts of a flower






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






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






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






12. Reproduction involving the male and female sex cells (pollen and egg)






13. 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






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






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






16. A substance used to control rodents






17. A plant that completes its life cycle in one year






18. Lethal dose






19. Growing media that lack any mineral soil






20. A chemical element required for plant growth






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






22. An event that happens unexpectedly or unintentionally






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






24. A plant that lives for more than two seasons






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






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






27. Material used to control insects






28. Decayed remains of plants and animals






29. The reproductive organs of a plant






30. Fine-grained soil; smallest soil particle






31. Exposure to danger or harm






32. 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






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






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






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






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






37. A soft - nonmetallic element






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






39. The primary growing point of the stem






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






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






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






43. Anything unwanted






44. 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






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






46. Material used to control mites






47. An index of the acidity of a substance






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






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






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