Category: Glossary of Terms

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Soil Reclamation Terms

We have accumulated some glossary terms and definitions that deserve to be addressed by experts, updated and graphics added to help farmers understand the nomenclature and jargon of the soil reclamation space. [wp_sitemap_page only=”glossary”]

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Hydroponic Glossary of Terms

Hydroponics – A method of growing plants without soil. Plants usually are suspended in water or inert growing media, and plant nutrients are supplied in dilute solutions. There are several methods of using water and soil-less mediums like rockwool, coco-coir, and peat moss, with the added water soluble amendments using salt crystals of various forms […]

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NIDA Addiction Science Terms

A – B – C – D – E – F – G – H – I – J – K – L – M – N – O – P – Q – R – S – T – U – V – W – X – Y – Z A Abstinence: Not using […]

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Cell Biology Terminology

The study of cells is called cell biology, cellular biology, or cytology. Cells consist of cytoplasm enclosed within a membrane, which contains many biomolecules such as proteins and nucleic acids. Most plant and animal cells are only visible under a microscope, with dimensions between 1 and 100 micrometres. A – B – C – D […]

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Botanical Terms

A botanical garden or botanic garden is a garden dedicated to the collection, cultivation, preservation and display of a wide range of plants labelled with their botanical names. It may contain specialist plant collections such as cacti and other succulent plants, herb gardens, plants from particular parts of the world, and so on; there may […]

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Mycological Terms

Mycology is the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi, including their genetic and biochemical properties, their taxonomy and their use to humans as a source for tinder, traditional medicine, food, and entheogens, as well as their dangers, such as toxicity or infection. Glossary of Mycological Terms A – B – C – […]

Agriculture Improvement Act 2018

Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 | 2018 Farm Act

The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Act) mentions Hemp several times mostly adding new wording from other bills. This bill sets several definitions of hemp and the jurisdiction of the entities attempting to regulate nature. SEC. 7129. SUPPLEMENTAL AND ALTERNATIVE CROPS; HEMP. Section 1473D of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy […]

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Horticulture Terminology

Horticulture the art or practice of garden cultivation and management. synonyms: gardening, floriculture, arboriculture, agriculture, cultivation, cultivation of plants, garden management A – B – C – D – E – F – G – H – I – J – K – L – M – N – O – P – Q – […]

Veterinarian Terminology

The Egyptian Papyrus of Kahun (Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt) is the first extant record of veterinary medicine. The Shalihotra Samhita, dating from the time of Ashoka, is an early Indian veterinary treatise. The edicts of Asoka read: “Everywhere King Piyadasi (Asoka) made two kinds of medicine (चिकित्सा) available, medicine for people and medicine for animals. […]

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Biochemistry Terms

A alginate — component of the cell walls of many rhodophytes and kelps. Alginates have an affinity for water, and so help to slow dessication when the algae are exposed to the air; they are commercially important in the production of paper, toothpaste, beer, and frozen foods. amino acid — unit molecule from which proteins […]