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Subject : industries
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1. Large trees with spreading canopies

2. An event that happens unexpectedly or unintentionally

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

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

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

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

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

8. A chemical element required for plant growth

9. Plants that shed their leaves in the fall

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

11. The ability of a plant to withstand hot temperatures

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

13. Growing media that lack any mineral soil

14. The beginning of growth from a seed

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

16. A substance used to control rodents

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

18. Chemical messenger substance that affects plant growth

19. Lethal dose

20. A chemical used to kill snails and slugs

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

22. 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

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

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

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

26. Material used to control undesirable plants

27. Moss plants that grow on heath bogs

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

29. The primary growing point of the stem

30. A plant that lives for more than two seasons

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

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

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

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

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

36. Exposure to danger or harm

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

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

39. 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

40. An index of the acidity of a substance

41. Material used to control insects

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

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

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

45. The naming of organisms

46. Material used to kill or repel pests

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

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

49. 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

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