Botany questions This is a list of recently added questions about botany. Play botany quiz and see all the questions. What is a Curaçao liqueur flavored with?Orange peel. Curaçao is made of dried peel of Laraha (Citrus aurantium currassuviencis), a citrus too bitter to be edible. The beverage and the plant come from Dutch Curaçao island by the coasts of Venezuela. Feral Laraha evolved from domesticated Seville orange brought to the island by Spanish settlers. Its peel is also used in medicine to treat stomach.Created by: smyruhard 46% raspberryraspberry73orange peelorange peel1586key lime and herbskey lime and herbs1133almondsalmonds620drinks riddles » In order to protect seeds of the edible plants, the Global Seed Vault has been built. Where is it located?Spitsbergen permafrost. The Svalbrad Global Seed Vault (norw. Svalbrad globale frøhvelv) is located Svalbrad archipelago, at the Sptisbergen Island in Norway. It has been built to safely store seeds of edible plants from all over the world in case of any cataclism. Vault located is in the tunnel digged in the permafrost. Currently over 1.5 mln specimens are storedCreated by: lanusienkaaverage 62% Spitsbergen permafrostSpitsbergen permafrost1621Headquarters of United Nations in New YorkHeadquarters of United Nations in New York315Headquarters of FAO in RomeHeadquarters of FAO in Rome306Such place does not existSuch place does not exist337science riddles » How is the soilless cultivation of plants called?Hydroponics is a subset of hydroculture and is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. Terrestrial plants may be grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium, such as perlite or gravel.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykhard 51% hydrologyhydrology1047hydroculturehydroculture2262hydroponicshydroponics5950hydrofarminghydrofarming2206fruits riddles » In which country is the Plitvice Lakes National Park located?In Croatia. Plitvice Lakes National Park is a national park in Croatia. Since 1979 it is on a list of the UNESCO World Heritage list. The park consists of the system of 16 lakes connected by numerous waterfalls and cascades.Created by: Paweł Kołodziejczykaverage 60% In the Czech RepublicIn the Czech Republic1068In SlovakiaIn Slovakia1653In CroatiaIn Croatia4981In HungaryIn Hungary474lakes riddles » What is the natural role of nicotine in tobacco plant?It is poisonous to insects. Nicotine is a powerfoul neurotoxin to insects. Many plants other than tobacco contain it, however the concentration of nicotine in tobacco is exceptionally high. Even though some species have evolved the ability to feed on tobacco, it remains relatively easy to grow, being unpalatable to most species. In some places, tobacco became an invasive weed.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 71% it is poisonous to insectsit is poisonous to insects7828it attracts beesit attracts bees673it is an useless by-productit is an useless by-product1085it moisturizes leavesit moisturizes leaves1362nicotine riddles » Which plant is hazardous to harvest when it is wet?Tobacco. Green Tobacco Sickness is a type of nicotine poisoning caused by the dermal absorption of nicotine from the surface of wet tobacco plants. The symptoms inclue vomiting, headache and fluctuations in blood pressure and heart rate. These may be so severe as to require emergency medical treatment.Created by: brainyaverage 65% cottoncotton3524grapesgrapes305tobaccotobacco7852sunflowersunflower381tobacco riddles » Which flower is traditionally worn by Hawaiian girls?Hibiscus. If the flower is worn behind the left ear, the woman is married or in a relationship. If the flower is worn on the right, she is single or openly available for a relationship. The hibiscus is Hawaii's state flower.Created by: globalquiz.orgaverage 65% HibiscusHibiscus4316DahliaDahlia714LilyLily817HollyhocksHollyhocks765flowers riddles » What kind of plantation is that?Tobacco is easy to be recognized because of its large leaves. Production of tobacco hit its top in 1992, during which 7.5 million tons of leaf were produced. Later, it dropped to 5.7 million tons in 1997. Today however, the production is growing due to increased productivity by developing nations. It was 7.1 million tons in 2010.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 78% tobaccotobacco5065teatea787cottoncotton539grapesgrapes64crops riddles » What kind of plantation is that?Asparagus. Hilling, earthing up or ridging is the technique of piling soil up around the base of a plant, which buries the normally above-ground part of the plant. Hilling promotes the desired growth of asparagus, it also prevents the production of chlorophyl, which keeps asparagus pale and delicate.Created by: globalquiz.orghard 53% potatopotato1154gingerginger1377asparagusasparagus3297sugar beetsugar beet338agriculture riddles » What kind of plantation is that?Asparagus. Young shoots of asparagus are covered to exclude light to prevent photosynthesis and the production of chlorophyll, and thus remain pale in color and delicate in flavor and texture. This technique is called blanching.Created by: globalquiz.orgeasy 78% sugar beetsugar beet795asparagusasparagus5266horse radishhorse radish468carrotscarrots169plants riddles » Play botany quiz and see all the questions.