Flashcards in A C-Ch. 11 Plant Healthcare Deck (41)
Substance produced naturally by plants as part of a defense against pests and other plants. May adversely affect the growth and development of other plants.
Method of systematically assessing plant health and client needs to determine which course of action, if any, is recommended.
Appropriate response process
In plant healthcare, the release of beneficial organisms to suppress pest insect or mite populations.
Pesticide that is used to kill or inhibit bacterial plant or soil.
Method of managing plant, pests or weeds through the use of natural predators, parasites, or pathogens.
Control product or pesticide formulated from naturally occurring plant extracts, microbes, or microbial byproducts that poses very low risk to nontarget organisms.
Biorational control product
Control product or pesticide that has limited enviromental persistence and poses very low risk to nontarget organisms
Biorational control product
Pesticides derived from plants
Complex carbohydrate found in the cellular walls of the majority of plants and algae and certain fungi.
Control of test using conventional pesticides
Difference between the daily average temperature and a given temperature base
Total removal of a species from a particular area. May refer to pathogens, insect pests, or unwanted plants
Chemical compound that is toxic to fungi
Chemical compound that kills vegetation
An animal that feeds primarily on plants
Highly refined petroleum oil that maybe applied to plants to smother certain insects and other pests by disrupting their respiration
Substance, man-made or naturally occurring in insects, that affects growth and development of insects
Insect growth regulator
Pesticides derived from microorganisms.
Chemical compound that is toxic to mites
Keeping a close watch. Performing regular checks or inspections
Cultivation or planting of a single species on agricultural land, in a forest setting, or within and urban setting.
Sequence of stressful events or conditions causing the decline and eventual death of a tree
Organism living in or on another living organism from which it derives nourishment to the detriment of the host, sometimes killing the host
Increase in the population of a pest following a reduction in the population of natural predators or parasites of the past. Usually the result of a Nonspecific pesticide or unfavorable environmental condition
Any chemical used to control or kill unwanted pests such as weeds, insects, or fungi.
Ability to withstand certain pesticides; survival of just a few genetically resistant pests that reproduce can lead to populations that are resistant
Naturally produced organic alchol with acidic properties. One of several chemical Defense compounds in trees.
Relationship between the climate and biological events, such as flowering or leafing out in plants
Term to describe a compound that is poisonous to plants.
Comprehensive program to manage the health, structure, and appearance of plants in the landscape
Plant health care
Any organism that prays on another organism
Proactive process intended to guard against adverse impact By avoiding or reducing the risk of its occurrence.
In plant physiology, distribution and use of Photosynthates for various plant functions and processes.
In management, distribution of materials or other assets to accomplish objectives
Increase in a secondary pest population following a reduction in the population of natural predators or parasites.
Secondary pest outbreak
Management practices intended to reduce the pest population and associated plant injury to a tolerable level.
Pesticide that moves throughout the tree after it has been injected or absorbed
Organic substance produced by trees. Believed to be involved in the tree's chemical Defense processes
Overall health. Capacity to grow and resist stress. Sometimes limited to reference to genetic capacity.
Overall health. Ability of a plant to deal effectively with stress