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Biology
04/20/2012

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Health Triangle
Definition
Represents the three essential aspects of good health
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Drainage
Definition
Process by which water flows down though and out of soil
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Pricking Out
Definition
The removal of seeds from a tray and planting them further apart to provide less crowded growing conditions
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Potting On
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The transfer of a root bound plant to a larger pot
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Antibiotics
Definition
Chemicals that prevent the growth of bacteria
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Detergents
Definition
Substance that cleans
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Dormancy
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The delay in germination of a seed unitl spring
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Peat
Definition
A substance that improves the water holding capacity of a compost
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Whey
Definition
The liquid which forms when milk clots during the manufacture of cheese. It is a watse product
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Yeast
Definition
A simple fungus used in making bread and alcoholic drinks
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Resazurin
Definition
Test carried out on milk to test its quality and suitablilty for drinking
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Propagator
Definition
A thermostatically controlled container in which seeds are germinated
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Node
Definition
A point on the stem of a plant form which leaves or a side branch grows
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Bronchiole tubes
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Smaller branches of the bronchus tubes which lead to the air sacs
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Fats
Definition
Give the body with energy
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Curds
Definition
Solid lumps of milk protein which occur during the manufacture of cheese
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Capillaries
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Blood vessle which allow nutrients and oxygen to be exchanged with the cells of the body tissues
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Antifugals
Definition
Chemicals that are used to treat infections cause by fungi
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Perlite
Definition
Mass of small globules of volcanic rock used in some loamless composts
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Dibber
Definition
Makes a hole in soil to put the stem of a new cutting in
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Rooting Powder
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Chemical used in low concentrations to encourage root production by cuttings