Flashcards in Exam 1 Deck (44)
T/F: All incomplete flowers are imperfect.
T/F: When we eat potatoes we are eating part of the plant's root.
T/F: Dioecious plants have perfect flowers
High temps increase transpiration
China produces more fruit & vegetables than any other country in the world.
Leaf veins in dicots are parallel
5 careers in the horticultural industry.
winemaker, vineyard manager, greenhouse manager, landscape specialist, floral designer
Horticulture is the science and art of producing, improving, marketing, and using fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants."
Name three parts of a pistil
ovary, style, stigma
Science and practice of growing, harvesting, processing, and marketing fruits and nuts
Growing and production of flowers and foliage plants
Collective term for the petals of a flower
A dry indehiscent fruit that has one seed and a wing-like structure formed from the ovary wall; ex. maple
A plant that can live more than two years
Science and practice of growing, harvesting, processing, and marketing vegetables
A plant species that has pistillate (female) and staminate (male) flowers on the same plant. ex. corn
A dry dehiscent fruit that splits along only one suture. Ex. milkweed
A fruit made of several carpels; the outer flesh layer is derived from the hypanthium of the flower. ex. pear
A type of meristem that is responsible for the increase in girth, or secondary growth, of biennial and perennial
A plant that requires two seasons to complete its life cycle
All sepals and petals together
Cultivation of woody plants, especially trees, shrubs, and vines, in the landscape
Fruit composed of several carpels w/inner juice sacs enclosed in a leathery rind. ex. orange
Culture and utilization of grass for lawns, golf courses, athletic fields, recreations areas, and commercial areas
A plant species that has pistillate (female) and staminate (male) flowers on different plants. ex. holly
# of cotyledons in embryo for monocots
# of cotyledons in embryo for dicots
# of flower parts for monocots
multiples of 3
# of flower parts for dicots
multiples of 4s or 5s