All of you might have come across the following terms once in a while. This is just to recollect the forgotten ones.
1.Bot. having separate male flowers and female flowers on the same plant, as in corn
2.Zool. having both male and female reproductive organs in the same individual; hermaphroditic
Biol. having the male reproductive organs in one individual and the female organs in another; having separate sexes
1.falling off or out at a certain season or stage of growth, as some leaves, antlers, insect wings, or milk teeth
2.shedding leaves annually: opposed to EVERGREEN
a thicket of small trees or shrubs; coppice
a place where many kinds of trees and shrubs are grown for exhibition or study
1 [Rare] wooded land; forest land
2 the science of planting and taking care of forests
3 systematic forest management for the production of timber, conservation, etc.
the art of cultivating a forest; forestry
the scientific cultivation of trees and shrubs
1 a biennial event or occurrence, happening every two years
2 Bot. a plant that lasts two years, usually producing flowers and seed the second year
coming twice a year;
concerning an ornamental garden,
designating or of the art of trimming and training shrubs or trees into unusual, ornamental shapes
1 topiary art or work
2 a topiary garden
A predator is an organism that attacks, kills, and feeds on several to many other individuals (its prey) in its lifetime.
Insect parasites (parasitoids):
Larval stages of insect parasites feed on or inside of other insects, killing their hosts. Adults are free-living wasps or flies.
Eg: Chrysopa spp., Chrysoperla spp. Cryptolaemus montrouzieri
(Parasite: An organism that lives in or on another organism (the host) during some portion of its life cycle. Parasitoid: An animal that feeds in or on another living animal, consuming all or most of its tissues and eventually killing it.)
1.belonging to a group, flock, herd
2 fond of the company of others; sociable
3 Bot. growing in clusters
(Example: Gregarious flowering in Bamboo) Opp. Sporadic flowering
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