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Vegetable and Herb Growing Two
1. The most important factor required for germination of seeds is:
A water
B nitrogen
C oxygen
2. Scarifiaction is a process whereby gardeners scratch the seed coat to help:
A photosynthesis
B germination
C flowering
3. The soil in which plants grow best is:
A clay
B loam
C sandy
4. An animal that provides air spaces in soil is the:
A earthworm
B bacteria
C fungi
5. Most vegetable plants prefer soils that are slightly:
A basic
B clay
C acidic
6. If plants lack nitrogen, they appear:
A yellow and stunted
B bright green
C about to flower
7. The name given to a garden which has been left unattended for some time is:
A weeded
B nutritious
C fallow
8. Soils that are very acidic can be improved by adding:
A fungi
B dolomite
C rotting plant matter
9. The most diseases of plants are caused by:
Aearthworms
Bfungi
Cprotozoans
10. In companion planting, the purpose of planting marigolds in a vegetable garden is because they:
Arepel insects
Bare tasty
Chelp with flowering
11. In companion planting, the reason why basil is planted next to tomatoes is because:
Ait produces nitrogen
Btomatoes have more flavour
Crepels dogs
12. An example of an organic fertilizer is:
Aphosphate rock
Bperlite
Cmanure
13. The process of changing the types of crops in a garden is called:
Acrop rotation
Bcomposting
Cherbal gardening
14. An example of a legume is:
Aa herb
Blettuce
Cpeas
15. The name for plants with nitrogen-fixing bacteria on their roots that can put solid nitrogen into the soil is:
Aa companion
Ba legume
Ccompost

 

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