Trees and Forests

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    What is a deciduous tree?

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    In the fields of horticulture and botany, the term deciduous means "falling off at maturity" and "tending to fall off", in reference to trees and shrubs that seasonally shed leaves, usually in the autumn.

    What is chocolate made from?

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    Chocolate is made from the fruit of cacao trees, which are native to Central and South America.

    What are leaves for?

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    The plant absorbs sunlight and converts it into food in a process called photosynthesis.

    How can you tell a tree’s age?

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    Each ring counts for one year of the tree’s life.

    What are the male parts of a flower called?

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    The male parts of a flower are called stamens which produce pollens.

    Which of the following plants does not grow from seeds?

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    Not every plant grows from a seed. Tubers (for example, potatoes) are special underground structures that can grow into new plants. Basically, the only thing to remember when planting potatoes is to plant with the eyes facing up.

    What primarily makes up the tough and outer bark of a tree?

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    The rhytidome is the most familiar part of the bark, being the outer layer that covers the trunks of trees. It is composed mostly of dead cells and is produced by the formation of multiple layers of suberized periderm, cortical, and phloem tissue.

    When is the International Day of Forests o r World Forestry Day celebrated each year?

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    The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests in 2012 to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests.

    Which word correctly refers to a scientist who studies trees?

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    Dendrology or xylology is the science and study of woody plants, specifically, their taxonomic classifications.

    What is the tallest tree in the world?

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    Hyperion is a coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens) in California and is considered the world's tallest known living tree, measuring 115.92m.

    Which of the following substances gives leaves their green colour?

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    Chlorophyll is the natural compound present in green plants that gives them their color. It helps plants to absorb energy from the sun as they undergo the process of photosynthesis.

    What is the most produced grain plant in the world?

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    Corn is the most produced grain in the world.

    Identify the method through which plants without seeds can reproduce?

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    Plants reproduce without seeds in several methods like with spores and asexual vegetative reproduction.

    Which of the following are the three main nutrients that most plants require to grow?

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    Though their exact needs vary, most plants need three main nutrients to survive: Nitrogen (N), Phosphorous (P), and Potassium (K). These nutrients are commonly abbreviated as NPK, the letters of the elements on the periodic table. Without all three of these nutrients, plants cannot survive

    What is plant science or the scientific study of plant life?

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    Botany, also called plant science, plant biology, or phytology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

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