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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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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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Natural Essential Oils – Terminology

EXTRACTION METHODS OF NATURAL ESSENTIAL OILS Essential oils are used in a wide variety of consumer goods such as detergents, soaps, toilet products, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, perfumes, confectionery food products, soft drinks, distilled alcoholic beverages (hard drinks) and insecticides. The world production and consumption of essential oils and perfumes are increasing very fast. Production technology is […]

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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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Cannabis Terminology

Open sourced Cannabis Terms – Compiled terminology with a unique description when possible: Enjoy! 0-9 420 – The universal code for Cannabis. Often referred to as 4:20, as in it is time to take a safety meeting break and find the nearest fabreeze. 710 – Some of you never had pagers and it shows. A […]

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Reproduction Terminology

adult — The mature stage of an organism, usually recognized by the organism’s attaining the ability to reproduce. ammonite — n. One of a group of extinct, shelled, marine cephalopods related to squids; cephalopods are within the larger group Mollusca, which includes clams and snails. Ammonite shells were generally coiled, though some non-coiled forms did […]

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Phylogentics Terminology

adaptation — Change in a organism resulting from natural selection; a structure which is the result of such selection. anagensis — Evolutionary change along an unbranching lineage; change without speciation. ancestor — Any organism, population, or species from which some other organism, population, or species is descended by reproduction. basal group — The earliest diverging […]

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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 […]