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Of the leaf beetle family, flea beetles are small, jumping insects, which feed mainly on root vegetable crops and brassicas.
Pairs of small leaflets arranged on separate veins, which are, in turn, arranged on the midrib of the leaf. Also referred to as doubly pinnate. See Pinnate and Tripinnate.
1) A narrow furrow in the soil for sowing seed. 2) A row of small plants resulting from sowing seeds in a furrow.
A small, low-lying area, where late and early frosts are more likely, increasing the risk to tender plants.
A small but well-rooted seedling raised in a cellular tray. These plants are particularly useful for covering large areas.
A layer of vegetation, comprising shrubs and small trees, which grows beneath larger trees. Ground cover in a forest or wood.
A member of the beetle family Curculionidae. Weevils are small in size, with an elongated head, and can cause serious damage to fruits, nuts, trees, etc.
In gardening, this term is used for any plant that is native to alpine zones of the world. This zone is identified as being below the permanent snow line and above the tree line. Alpines have many adaptations to this environment, including deep
The pollen-bearing structure on the male part (stamen) of a flower. Each anther is composed of a pair of small capsule-like sacs or lobes, which split open to release pollen grains.
A small bulb that develops above ground from a bud. Bulbils may be formed on the stem of auxiliary buds or in place of flowers. They drop off the parent plant and develop into new individuals in a process of asexual reproduction and dispersal.