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Texas Nursery/Landscape CDE Bank - 2017-2021
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Allow exchange of gases between soil and air
One reason modern horticultural fabrics used in landscaping are said to be better than black
polyethylene film is they:
A privacy fence should be at least ____ feet high if the purpose is to screen the view of neighbors at
ground level or others walking near the property at the same elevation.
Drip or Trickle irrigation
Which of the following watering systems can reduce water usage by as much as 80%.
Which would not be part of a lawn irrigation system?
Which of the is microscopic pest?
before the weed seeds germinate
A pre-emergence herbicide is applied
180 for 30 minutes
When using heat to sterilize/pasteurize soil, the soil should be heated to:
A plant pathologist studies plant:
Scientific names generally consist of two words, the first being the genus and the second being the:
The engine will likely smoke a lot, but it will run
Though not recommended, if 2-cycle engine fuel is actually used in a 4-cycle engine
A shade loving annual border plant is:
75F to 85F
The optimum germination temperature for most bedding plant seeds is:
Which is true about lady bug beetles? They:
Thoroughly moisten each layer of material
An important step in properly composting landscape refuse is to:
The blade was out of balance
When Alan finished sharpening his rotary mower blade, he noticed that his mower vibrated and shook so
bad that he could hardly control it. What was wrong?
Water availability, temperature extremes, and____________should be considered when selecting trees
for the landscape.
leaching from the masonry mortar on the home and the masonry debris from construction
Soil around the foundation of a house is often more alkaline than surrounding soil due to which of the
Liriope and Ajuga are generally classified as:
A large perennial ornamental grass that provides a general effect of mass and grows in excess of five feet is:
The germination percentage
The viability of a group of seeds is measured by:
Is a true hybrid
An xin the botanical name of a plant means the plant:
The use of plant materials and landscaping techniques to conserve soil moisture and to reduce water
The size of the soil particles
Soil texture refers to:
Oxygen content is low in poorly drained soils
Plants usually do not grow well in poorly drained soils because:
Underground stems with scale-like fleshy leaves (leek and onion) are called:
Carbohydrates are formed
Light energy, carbon dioxide, and water enter into the process of photosynthesis, through which:
A naturally occurring plant hormone that promotes plant growth
Which of the following definitions best describes auxin?
24 parts gasoline to 1 part oil
If a two-cycle engine on a weed trimmer uses a 24:1 fuel ratio, you should mix:
Plants sold in the landscape trade are sold by ____________ name.
The process in which water, grass seed, fertilizer, cellulose fiber and a glue type material are mixed
together and sprayed onto the soil to establish turf is called_____________.
removing some of the seed coat with a file, sandpaper, or acid solution
Which of the following best describes seed scarification?
Better cover the plant surface and resist being washed off by rain and irrigation
A spreader-stickeradded to a spray solution causes the chemical to:
Most landscape plants like the soil pH:
Directly even with the original soil level
When planting a bare-rooted tree, the tree should be planted:
Curved-line, arc-and-tangent, straight-line
Three types of ground patterns used in landscape design are
What is a woody perennial that has more than one main trunk.
Traditional garden centers, in many cases, have been able to compete with chain department stores by
Early in the morning
Water____________ to help reduce disease in nursery crops
An example of a creeping or prostrate coniferous evergreen is:
There is little or no drift from the granular form
Which of the following can be said about applying an herbicide to a lawn in granular form rather than as
a liquid spray?
Odd numbered groups (i.e. 3,5,7)
Shrubs planted in small groups in the landscape are generally placed in:
The Elephant Ear grows from:
This term is used in horticulture to define plant injury sometimes caused by pesticides:
The drip line
Trees are fertilized with granular fertilizer by spreading it within
Egg, grub, pupae, adult
The four life cycle stages of beetles such as the Japanese beetle are:
gallon, sizes are strictly regulated
Large nursery pots are measured by the
Plants that use less water and are tolerant of dry landscape sites are called:
The nursery landscape trade and related industries are sometimes referred to as the
Joes Landscaping pays rent, legal fees, utilities and insurance, all of which are classified as
Damping-off is caused by:
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