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HORTICULTURE; CULTIVATION OF VEGETABLES, FLOWERS, RICE, FRUIT, VINES, HOPS OR SEAWEED; FORESTRY; WATERING (picking of fruits, vegetables, hops, or the like A01D 46/00; plant reproduction by tissue culture techniques A01H 4/00; devices for topping or skinning onions or flower bulbs A23N 15/08; propagating unicellular algae C12N 1/12; plant cell culture C12N 5/00 )
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picking of fruits, vegetables, hops, or the like
plant reproduction by tissue culture techniques
devices for topping or skinning onions or flower bulbs
propagating unicellular algae
plant cell culture
Horticulture; Cultivation of vegetables (labels or name-plates G09F 3/00G09F 7/00 )
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Labels or name-plates for plants
Cutting implements specially adapted for horticultural purposes; Delimbing standing trees ( felling trees A01G 23/08 ; hand-held cutting tools suitable for other use B26B)
Definition statement
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Tools and machines for cutting plants with the purpose of pruning, trimming, shaping, etc.

Also shredders for plant waste.

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Harvesting and mowing
Forestry delimbers
Delimbing felling trees
hand-held cutting tools suitable for other use
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Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Cutting tools in general
Floral handling
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Chemical substances for preserving flowers
Flower vases
Botany in general (cultivation without soil A01G 31/00 )
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Hydroponics
Cultivation of flowers, vegetables or rice in receptacles, forcing-frames, or greenhouses (cultivation without soil A01G 31/00; [N: turfing of roofs E04D 11/002 ])
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Hydroponics
Trays or containers for grass cultivation, e.g. on roofs
Constructional aspect of greening roofs
Sterilising soil by steam (soil-conditioning or soil-stabilising materials C09K 17/00)
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Soil-conditioning or soil-stabilising materials
Protecting plants (apparatus for the destruction of vermin or noxious animals A01M; use of chemical materials therefor, composition of protective materials, e.g. grafting wax, A01N; [N: coverings around trees forming part of a road E01C 9/005 ])
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Destruction of pests and weeds
Phytosanitary compositions
Devices or methods for influencing weather conditions (dispersing fog in general E01H 13/00 )
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Dispersing fog in general
Protecting plants against frost
Cultivation of rice (A01G 9/00 takes precedence)
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In receptacles
Cultivation of hops, vines, fruit trees, or like trees
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Forestry
Forestry
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Cultivation of fruit trees or the like
Watering gardens, fields, sports grounds, or the like (special apparatus or adaptations for fertilising-liquids A01C 23/00; nozzles or outlets, spraying apparatus B05B; gravity flow, open channel irrigation ditch systems E02B 13/00 )
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Spraying
Adding fertilizers in irrigation
Irrigation channels
Self-acting watering devices, e.g. for flower-pots
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

In addition to self-acting watering devices also plant containers having a water reservoir.

Root feeders; Injecting fertilisers into the roots
Definition statement
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In addition to root feeders and injecting fertilisers into the roots also irrigating or fertilising very close to the roots.

Hydroponics; Cultivation without soil (A01G 33/00 takes precedence)
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Cultivation of algae
Cultivation of seaweed [N: or algae]
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