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Flashcards in AC-Ch. 6 Tree Selection Deck (18)
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Genetic ability of plants and other living organisms to adjust or acclimate to different environments

Adaptability

2

Aspects of the landscape or site and the required functions to be served by the plant that must be considered in plant selection

Design critera

3

Factors considered in the design of equipment

Design factor

4

Flaking or peeling bark

Exfoliating bark

5

In landscaping design the set of goals pertaining to the future needs and function of the site

Functional goals

6

Speed at which something grows

Growth rate

7

Characteristic form or manner of growth

Habit

8

Genetically determined ability of a plant to survive low temperatures

Hardiness

9

Organisms not native to a region

Introduced species

10

Small area with climatic characteristics that distinguish it from its immediate surrounding area

Microclimate

11

Plants indigenous to a region, naturally occurring

Native species

12

Non-native species that has become established in a region and propagates without human assistance

Naturalized species

13

In plants the tendency to withstand or to not develop pest problems

Pest resistance

14

Consideration or evaluation of the conditions restrictions and environment of a planting site

Site analysis

15

Consideration or evaluation of a construction or development site requiring a tree conservation or preservation plan

Site analysis

16

Factors that must be taken into account when assessing a site for planting, tree conservation or preservation or for any operation

Site consideration

17

Extent to which a tree would suffer from a pest or pathogen if exposed

Susceptibility

18

Physiological adaptation process of plants and other living organisms to a climate or environmental different from their native environment or where originally grown

Acclimation