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Subject : industries
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1. Lethal dose

2. Material used to control undesirable plants

3. Plants grown in normal soil in the ground

4. Fine-grained soil; smallest soil particle

5. One who works for oneself

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

7. Material used to kill or repel pests

8. Large trees with spreading canopies

9. An event that happens unexpectedly or unintentionally

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

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

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

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

14. The ability of a plant to withstand hot temperatures

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

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

17. Chemical messenger substance that affects plant growth

18. A soft - nonmetallic element

19. Type of reproduction using plant parts (but not the reproductive parts)

20. 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

21. Odorless - colorless nutrient needed for plant life

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

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

24. Smaller trees of high ornamental value

25. The naming of organisms

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

27. The primary growing point of the stem

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

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

30. Decayed remains of plants and animals

31. Material used to control nematodes

32. Career Development Event

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

34. Growing media that lack any mineral soil

35. 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

36. A substance used to control rodents

37. The male reproductive parts of a flower

38. Any material used to provide nutrients that plants need

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

47. Plants that shed their leaves in the fall

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

49. Exposure to danger or harm

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