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Horticulture

Subject : industries
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
1. The science and practice of installing - maintaining - and using grasses - plants - shrubs - and trees in the landscape






2. Material used to control mites






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






4. Growing media that lack any mineral soil






5. The female reproductive parts of a flower






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






7. Chemical messenger substance that affects plant growth






8. Any material used to provide nutrients that plants need






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






10. Using indoor plants (also commonly referred to as "houseplants") to decorate or improve aesthetics inside a home or commerical building






11. The water loss from plant tissues






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






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






14. Lethal dose






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






16. A soft - nonmetallic element






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






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






19. Career Development Event






20. The naming of organisms






21. Material used to kill or repel pests






22. A plant that lives for more than two seasons






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






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






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






26. 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






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






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






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






30. Woody or herbaceous plant that forms a mat less than 1 foot high covering the ground






31. The tube in the pistil that leads from the stigma to the ovary and through which pollen reaches the ova and egg






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






33. Large trees with spreading canopies






34. 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






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






36. A substance used to control rodents






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






38. 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






39. One who works for oneself






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






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






42. A chemical element required for plant growth






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






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






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






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






47. 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






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






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






50. An award for an individual's SAE