Botany questions This is a list of recently added questions about botany. Play botany quiz and see all the questions. 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: lanusienkascience riddles »hard 59% Spitsbergen permafrostSpitsbergen permafrost624Headquarters of United Nations in New YorkHeadquarters of United Nations in New York128Headquarters of FAO in RomeHeadquarters of FAO in Rome137Such place does not existSuch place does not exist166 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 Kołodziejczykcrops riddles »hard 49% hydrologyhydrology725hydroculturehydroculture1575hydroponicshydroponics3690hydrofarminghydrofarming1504 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 Kołodziejczyklakes riddles »hard 58% In the Czech RepublicIn the Czech Republic832In SlovakiaIn Slovakia1248In CroatiaIn Croatia3431In HungaryIn Hungary351 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.orgnicotine riddles »average 69% it is poisonous to insectsit is poisonous to insects5666it attracts beesit attracts bees539it is an useless by-productit is an useless by-product888it moisturizes leavesit moisturizes leaves1062 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: brainytobacco riddles »average 63% cottoncotton2776grapesgrapes256tobaccotobacco5679sunflowersunflower295 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.orgflowers riddles »average 63% HibiscusHibiscus3322DahliaDahlia589LilyLily688HollyhocksHollyhocks629 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.orgagriculture riddles »easy 77% tobaccotobacco3965teatea635cottoncotton444grapesgrapes52 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.orgplants riddles »hard 50% potatopotato939gingerginger1119asparagusasparagus2347sugar beetsugar beet263 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.orgfarming riddles »easy 78% sugar beetsugar beet664asparagusasparagus4132horse radishhorse radish358carrotscarrots131 What flower is that?Hyacinth. The name of the plant comes from a Greek myth described by Homer: The hyacinth flowers grown up from the blood of a youth of this name accidentally killed by the god Apollo. However, the plants have been mistaken since antiquity. The plant known as hyakinthos in Ancient Greece has been identified as Scilla bifolia.Created by: globalquiz.orgflowers riddles »easy 77% narcissusnarcissus291hyacinthhyacinth4485crocuscrocus454hibiscushibiscus552 Play botany quiz and see all the questions.