• Vocabulary 41-60

     

    The following words will be on the third test. The test format will be a fill in the blank with a word bank. All classes will be tested on these words. Each day I will add that days vocabulary on this announcement until all 20 have been added. The test will be held April 25, 2024.

     

     Parents/Students: There will be a vocabulary check done on April 23, 2024. Each set of words should be dated as follows with the corresponding vocabulary and each set should be on its own page.

     

    4/17/24

    41. Plant Propagation- The reproduction of new plants from seeds and vegetative parts like leaves, stems, or roots.

    42. Asexual Propagation- The reproduction of new plants from the stems, leaves, or roots of a parent plant.

    43. Sexual Propagation- The reproduction of plants with the use of seeds.

    44. Division- A method of reproduction in which parts of a plant are cut into sections that will grow into new plants naturally.

    45. Budding- A reproduction method done in the spring or fall which joins the single bred scion with a small portion of bark or wood attached with the understock to form one new plant.

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  • 4/18/24

    46. Separation- A propagation method in which natural structures are removed from the parent plant and planted to grow on their own.

    47. Callus- An undifferentiated mass of cells.

    48. Callus Tissue- White tissue that forms over the wounded area of a plant.

    49. Layering- A method of asexual propagation in which the roots are formed on a stem while it is still attached to the parent plant.

    50. Scarification- Breaking or softening a seed coat to allow absorption of moisture.

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  • 4/19/24

    51. Stratification- Placing seeds in a moist soil medium at temperatures between 32°F and 50°F for a certain period of time.

    52. Tissue Culture- A method of growing pieces of plants, called explants, on an artificial medium under sterile conditions.

    53. Explants- Pieces of plants used to grow new plants in tissue culture.

    54. Genetic Engineering- Utilizing biotechnology by gene transfer or genetic manipulation to select and move genetic material from one plant to another.

    55. Plant Crown- The part of the plant at the soil surface from which new shoots or leaves are produced.

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  • 4/22/24

    56. Plantlet- A plant which was created from an explant and grown by tissue culture; has tiny leaves, stems, and roots that have not yet developed into normal-sized parts of the parent plant.

    57. Macronutrient- Those elements that are the most important to growth and must be present in large amounts.

    58. Micronutrient- Trace elements required in smaller amounts for growth.

    59. Active Ingredient- The percent nutrient that is being applied.

    60. Inert Ingredient- The carrier or filler that allows disposition.

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