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Horticulture

Subject : industries
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1. Plants grown in normal soil in the ground






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






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






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






5. The reproductive organs of a plant






6. Career Development Event






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






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






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






10. 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






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






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






13. Smaller trees of high ornamental value






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






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






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






17. An award for an individual's SAE






18. Chemical messenger substance that affects plant growth






19. Material used to control insects






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






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






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






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






24. One who works for oneself






25. The water loss from plant tissues






26. The ability of a plant to withstand hot temperatures






27. Fine-grained soil; smallest soil particle






28. Heat-treated lava rock that is light weight with low moisture and nutrient-holding capacity






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






30. Exposure to danger or harm






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






32. The ability of a plant to withstand cold temperatures






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






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






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






36. 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






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






38. 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






39. Decayed remains of plants and animals






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






41. Large trees with spreading canopies






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






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






44. Material used to kill or repel pests






45. Working for someone else






46. Material used to control undesirable plants






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






48. Supervised agriculture experience






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






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