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Vegetable and Herb Growing One
1. The process when a seed grows into a seedling plant is:
A seeding
B planting
C germination
2. When a seed germinates, water is absorbed and the part of the seed that ruptures is the:
A embryo
B flower
C seed coat
3. The best temperature in degrees Celsius for plants to grow is about:
A 22
B 30
C 10
4. If the pH of soil is 6, the soil is slightly:
A alkaline
B basic
C acidic
5. If soil is too acidic, what substance can be added to improve it?
A acid
B peat moss
C lime
6. The pH of a neutral substance is:
A 6
B 7
C 10
7. The most important elements needed by plants are:
A nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium
B only nitrogen and magnesium
C phosphates and molybdenum
8. The chemical symbol for phosphorus is:
A Ph
B P
C K
9. The chemical symbol for potassium is:
AK
BPo
CN
10. Sunlight is needed for the process called:
Achlorination
Bphotosynthesis
Cphyllating
11. After a flower has been pollinated, what appears next?
Aanother flower
Ba branch
Ca fruit
12. The process of growing plants next to each other for the benefit of one or the other is:
Acompanion planting
Bmutual planting
Cnot used by gardeners
13. An example of a legume plant is a:
Acarrot
Bbean
Clettuce
14. Leafy plants such as lettuce require large amounts of:
Aphosphorus
Bnitrogen
Csulphur
15. What part of a plant is a carrot?
Aflower
Bstem
Croot

 

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