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Horticulture

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






2. Fine-grained soil; smallest soil particle






3. Career Development Event






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






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






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






7. Material used to control insects






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






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






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






11. The ability of a plant to withstand cold temperatures






12. 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






13. Material used to control nematodes






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






15. Plants that shed their leaves in the fall






16. Literally means "garden cultivation" - includes the cultivation - processing - and sale of fruits - nuts - vegetables - ornamental plants - and flowers






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






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






19. Material used to kill or repel pests






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






21. Using live plants to landscae indoor areas - also known as plantscaping






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






23. A chemical used to kill snails and slugs






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






25. A substance used to control rodents






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






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






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






29. Moss plants that grow on heath bogs






30. A substance used to control undesirable fungi






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






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






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






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






35. The beginning of growth from a seed






36. An outgrowth from a plant that constitutes part of the foliage and functions primarily in food manufacture by photosynthesis






37. Large trees with spreading canopies






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






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






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






41. The female reproductive parts of a flower






42. Any material used to provide nutrients that plants need






43. Material used to control mites






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






45. 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






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






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






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






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






50. 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