Horticulture Quiz

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______ is the cultivation of plants in gardens or greenhouses, as opposed to the field-scale production of crops characteristic of agriculture. it includes the cultivation of fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, sprouts, mushrooms, algae, flowers, seaweeds and non-food crops such as grass and ornamental trees and plants. it also includes plant conservation, landscape restoration, landscape and garden design, construction, and maintenance, and arboriculture, ornamental trees and lawns.in anthropology, ______ refers to a subsistence strategy characterized by the small-scale, non-industrial cultivation of plants for food. ______ involves the use of hand tools such as digging sticks, hoes and carrying baskets. in contrast to ______, agriculture is viewed by anthropologists as a more intensive strategy involving the use of plowing, animal traction and complex techniques of irrigation and soil management.the study and practice of ______ have been traced back.

horticulture

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Horticulture

  • The cultivation of plants in gardens or greenhouses, distinct from large-scale agricultural production.
  • Includes the cultivation of:
    • Fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, herbs, sprouts, mushrooms, algae, and flowers.
    • Non-food crops like grass, ornamental trees, and plants.

Scope of Horticulture

  • Encompasses plant conservation, landscape restoration, and landscape/garden design.
  • Includes construction and maintenance of gardens and outdoor spaces.
  • Arboriculture, ornamental trees, and lawns are also part of horticulture.

Anthropological Context

  • Refers to a subsistence strategy characterized by small-scale, non-industrial cultivation of plants for food.
  • Involves the use of hand tools like:
    • Digging sticks
    • Hoes
    • Carrying baskets
  • Contrasts with agriculture, which is viewed as a more intensive strategy using:
    • Plowing
    • Animal traction
    • Complex irrigation and soil management techniques.

Test your knowledge of horticulture with this quiz! From fruits and vegetables to flowers and landscape restoration, this quiz covers a wide range of topics related to the cultivation and conservation of plants.

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