Farming questions This is a list of recently added questions about farming. Play farming 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 permafrost905Headquarters of United Nations in New YorkHeadquarters of United Nations in New York191Headquarters of FAO in RomeHeadquarters of FAO in Rome195Such place does not existSuch place does not exist222 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% hydrologyhydrology813hydroculturehydroculture1776hydroponicshydroponics4296hydrofarminghydrofarming1719 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% tobaccotobacco4287teatea678cottoncotton478grapesgrapes54 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 51% potatopotato999gingerginger1210asparagusasparagus2609sugar beetsugar beet283 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.orgbotany riddles »easy 78% sugar beetsugar beet706asparagusasparagus4473horse radishhorse radish395carrotscarrots141 Which European country has the most fertile land?Ukraine. Chernozem (pictured, literally black earth) is a soil containing a high percentage of humus. It is very fertile and produces a high agricultural yield. Chernozem occurs in many places in the world, but it is the most common and the deepest in Ukraine. Throughout its history, Ukraine has been one of the powerhouses of world agriculture due to its fertile conditions.Created by: globalquiz.orgsoil riddles »easy 74% PolandPoland1832GermanyGermany936UkraineUkraine10588FranceFrance896 Which crop makes these fields blue?Lavender is grown commercially for the extraction of essential oils. It is also grown as a condiment and used in salads and dressings. There is a color named for the shade of its flowers.Created by: Steve Lambertycolors riddles »average 67% HeatherHeather2455VioletsViolets521IndigoIndigo241LavenderLavender6818 Which crop makes these fields yellow?Rapeseed was the third leading source of vegetable oil in the world in 2000, after soybean and oil palm. In Europe, rapeseed is primarily cultivated for animal feed. The crop is also grown as a winter-cover crop. It provides good coverage of the soil in winter, and limits nitrogen run-off.Created by: Monica Stillernature riddles »very easy 90% corncorn519potatopotato150rapeseedrapeseed11338sunflowersunflower548 What is the typical weight of a cow?580 kg (1280 pounds). A healthy calf weighs 40 to 45 kg or more at birth. At 15 months of age, it reaches 360 kg (800 pounds). A mature Holstein cow typically weighs 580 kg (1280 pounds), and stands 147 cm (58 inches) tall at the shoulder. Created by: Hà Linh Chimilk riddles »hard 43% 200 kg200 kg940300 kg300 kg2127360 kg (800 pounds)360 kg (800 pounds)3300580 kg (1280 pounds)580 kg (1280 pounds)4964 Aside from cattle, which animal provides most milk used by humans?Buffalo. Water buffaloes provide 11% of the world's milk, which is much more than goats (2%, third place). Buffalo's milk contains higher levels of total solids, crude protein, fat than cow milk; it gives therefore more cheese, butter and other dairy products. The top buffalo milk producers are India and Pakistan. Created by: globalquiz.orgPakistan riddles »very hard 25% goatgoat2638buffalobuffalo1486sheepsheep1183camelcamel455 Play botany quiz and see all the questions.