Monday, July 26, 2021, 5:22 PM
Site: Green CulturED
Course: Green CulturED (Green CulturED)
Glossary: Industry Terms
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Chlorophyll

Green photosynthetic matter of plants - chlorophyll is found in the chloroplasts of a cell and is necessary to photosynthesis.

Chlorosis

The condition of a sick plant with yellowing leaving due to inadequate formation of chlorophyll, chlorosis is caused by a nutrient deficiency.

Chromosomes

Microscopically small, dark-staining bodies visible in the nucleus of a cell at the time of nuclear cell division and the number in any species is usually constant - a cannabis plant has 10 pairs of chromosomes.

Circuit

A circular route traveled by electricity from a power source, through an outlet, and back to the ground.

Circuit Breaker

  • (600 volts nominal, or less.) A device designed to open and close a circuit by nonautomatic means and to open the circuit automatically on a predetermined overcurrent without injury to itself when properly applied within its rating.
  • (Over 600 volts, nominal.) A switching device capable of making, carrying, and breaking currents under normal circuit conditions, and also making, carrying for a specified time, and breaking currents under specified abnormal circuit conditions, such as those of short circuit.

Clam Baking

Smoking in an enclosed space or car so that it fills up with smoke.

Clay Soil

Soil made of very fine organic and mineral particles, clay soil drains slowly and is not suitable for container gardening.

Clean-in-Place

An automated cleaning process that relies on both chemical removal and physical agitation.

Cleaners

Products that remove dirt through wiping, scrubbing or mopping including soaps, detergents, and solvents.

Cleaning

Physical removal of dirt, debris, and other potential contaminants to the extent necessary for further processing or intended use.