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plant deficiency
plant
crops
macronutrients
nutrients
flood
drought
necrosis
chlorosis
tip burn
potassium
phosphorus
nitrogen
freezing
temperature

Plant Nutrition Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A form of iron that cannot be bound up in the soil Chelate
Encourages root development Phosphorous
A fertiliser supplying several nutrients and formulated for a specific plant or group of plants Balanced
For foliage development Nitrogen
An organic nitrogenous fertiliser (4,3,4) Hoofandhorn
Added to soil to lower pH Sulphur
A fertiliser supplying two or more nutrient Compound
Encourages fruiting and flowering Potassium
Deficiency causes bitter pit and blossom end rot Calcium
Bulky organic material Manure
A form of nitrogen Ammonia
Deficiency in Rhododendrons caused by high pH Iron
A fertiliser supplying only one nutrient Straight
An organic phosphorous fertiliser Bonemeal

Hydroponics 101 Word Search

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Description

drain
flood
potassium
phosphorus
nitrogen
stomata
photosynthesis
perlite
hydroton
rockwool
propagate
cloning
medium
deep water culture
nutrient film technique
aeroponics
aquaponics
hydroponics

Understanding the Nutrition Facts Label Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

amount of food that is customarily eaten. Servings Size
total number of servings Servings Per Container
"energy" supplied from all sources of food Calories
fat's contributuin to the total number of calories Calories from fat
shows how much of a nutrient is in one serving of the food daily value
waxy, fat like substance produced primarily by the liver cholesterol
a type of carbohydrate found in plant food dietary fiber
found in higher portions in plnts and seafood and are usually liquid at room temperature monounsaturated fat
found in higher portions in plant and seafood and are usaully liquid at room temperature polyunsaturated fat
one of the three macronutrients in food that provides calories or "energy" protein
found in higher portions in animal products and is usually solid at room temperature saturated fat
a mineral and one of the chemicalelements found in salt sodium
provide a sweet taste with fewer calories sugar alcohols
smallest and simplest type of carbohydrate. Are easily digested and absorbed by the body sugars
found primarily in plant food; one of the three macronutrients in food that provide calories or "energy" total carbohydrate
unsaturated fat and is not essential in the diet trans fat
organic substances made by plants and animals vitamins
inorganic substances that are not made by living things minerals

Vitamins and Minerals Worksheet

Type
Matching Worksheet
Description

Positively charged extracellular electrolyte Sodium
Important for bone formation and a primary compound in ATP Phosphorus
Deficiency can lead to Beriberi Thiamine (Vitamin B1)
Vitamin deficiency that causes ariboflavinosis Riboflavin
Deficiency found in corn based diets causing Pellagra Niacin (Vitamin B3)
Reduces risk of CVD by converting a.a. Homocysteine to Cysteine Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6)
Too much of this vitamin can mask a simultaneous B12 deficiency Folate
Deficiency is seen in people who consume high amounts of egg whites over long period Biotin
Synthesis of thyroid hormone Iodine
Intrinsic factor aids in absorption in the small intestine Vitamin B12 (Cobalamine)
Water-soluble vitamin-like nutrient Choline
Negatively charged extracellular electrolyte Chloride
Hyperkalemia alters normal rhythms of the heart Potassium

ELEMENTS & COMPOUNDS Word Search

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Description

SHELLS
MASSNUMBER
ATOMICNUMBER
SUBATOMICPARTICLES
NEUTRON
PROTON
ELECTRON
ALLOYS
MIXTURES
LATTICES
MOLECULAR
MONATOMIC
BRITTLE
DUCTILE
MALLEABLE
NONMETALLIC
METALLIC
SUBSTANCES
ATOMS
COMPOUNDS
CALCIUM
POTASSIUM
ARGON
CHLORINE
SULFUR
PHOSPHORUS
SILICON
ALUMINUM
MAGNESIUM
SODIUM
NEON
FLURINE
OXYGEN
NITROGEN
CARBON
BORON
BERYLLIUM
LITHIUM
HELIUM
HYDROGEN
ELEMENT

Hydroponics Crossword

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Description

plants with the feasibility to grow hydroponically Hydroponic Plants
continuous flow system which use PVC pipes to hold plants and provide continuous flow of nutrient solutions PVC Pipe Systems
hydroponic system with continuous flow of nutrient solutions over the plant roots; are the most common hydroponic system utilized by commercial producers Continuous Flow Systems
hydroponic system with containers holding growing roots and watered using misters Aeroponic Systems
pumps a nutrient solution into aggregate beds from a reservoir most often located below the aggregate bed Sub Irrigation Systems
aggregate system which utilizes gravity to provide nutrient solutions to plant roots; manual operation is needed to drain used nutrient solution Manual Gravity Feed Systems
aggregate system which utilizes gravity to provide nutrient solutions to plant roots Gravity Feed Systems
most often in the form of sand or gravel Aggregate
utilizes aggregate as a support medium for plants; utilizes flooding techniques which reduce water usage and drain afterwards, allowing the roots to aerate Aggregate Systems
process of circulating air throughout a substance Aeration
utilizes only nutrient infused water and system structures to produce plants Aquaculture Systems
material used for the support and stability of hydroponic plants; includes sand, gravel, peat moss and sawdust Artificial Growing Medium
needed by plants in small quantities; includes boron, copper and iron Micro-nutrients
needed by plants in large quantities; includes nitrogen, potassium and sulfur Macro-nutrients
production of plants without a soil medium; utilizes only water, sunlight and nutrients Hydroponics

Elements of the Periodic Table Word Search

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Description

Lead
Nitrogen
Potassium
Mercury
Silver
Tin
Helium
Iron
Calcium
Chlorine
Phosphorus
Iodine
Uranium
Zinc
Aluminum
Nickel
Sodium
Copper
Silicon
Sulfur
Oxygen
Carbon
Hydrogen
Gold
Magnesium

Periodic Table Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

ALUMINUM
CALCIUM
CARBON
CHLORINE
CHROMIUM
COPPER
HELIUM
HYDROGEN
IRON
MAGNESIUM
NITROGEN
OXYGEN
PHOSPHORUS
POTASSIUM
SODIUM
SULFUR
TIN
ZINC

Plant Nutrients Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Nutrients needed in large amount Macronutrients
Nutrients needed in small amount Micronutrients
NPK Nutrients are also called Big three
Some nutrients are absorb as Elements & ion
How many essential nutrients are needed for plant growth Sixteen
Nutrients needed for protein Nitrogen
Another name for deficiency Shortage
Deficiencies can be corrected by Manure & fertilizer
Plant nutrients supplied by air and water Oxygen, hydrogen & carbon
Potassium deficiency Mottled leaves
Phosphorus function is Seed/ fruit formation
How many source of elements? Four
Two examples of micronutrients are Copper & chlorine

Unit 16 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

study of the functions and vital processes of living creatures and their organs PHYSIOLOGY
green pigment in leaves CHLOROPHYLL
simple sugar and the building blocks for other nutrients GLUCOSE
brightness of light LIGHTINTENSITY
a process in which energy and carbon dioxide are released due to digestion or the breakdown of plant tissues during periods of darkness RESPIRATION
swollen or stiff condition as a result of being filled with liquid TURGOR
process by which a plant loses water vapor TRANSPIRATION
movement of materials through a semi-permeable membrane OSMOSIS
membrane that permits a solution to move through it SEMIPERMEABLEMEMBRANE
spaces between soil particles through which plant roots penetrate, and in which air, water, and nutrients are stored PORES
provision of elements to plants PLANTNUTRITION
nitrogen, phosphorous and potassium PRIMARYNUTRIENT
calcium, magnesium, and sulfur SECONDARYNUTRIENT
elements used in relatively large quantities, includes primary and secondary nutrients MACRONUTRIENTS
elements used in very small quantities MICRONUTRIENTS
atom or a group of atoms that have an electric charge ION
ions that are negatively charged ANIONS
ions that are positively charged CATIONS
a chemical action that results in the dropout of solids in a solution PRECIPITATE
pH of less than 7.0 ACID
pH of more than 7.0 ALKALINE
yellowing of a leaf CHLOROSIS