Biomass : New sources of energy

Biomass

New sources of energy: The new sources of energy is available for local exploitation. In many cases, autonomous and small power plants can be built to avoid transmission losses. Most prominent new sources of energy are tidal energy, ocean waves, OTEC, peat, tar sand, oil shales, coal tar, geo thermal energy, draught animals, agricultural residues …

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Fishing Technology for Competitive exam

Fishing Technology

Fishing Technology Fishing Crafts and Vessels: Fishing crafts are most essential for catching the fish in large scale in water bodies. A large variety of crafts (boats) have been designed for marine and inland fishing in India. The types of fishing crafts of India falls under two general categories. These are non-mechanized and mechanized fishing …

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Agriculture MCQ for Competitive Exam

Agriculture MCQ

1. The main advantage of ‘PVC’ pipes for drainage is the feasibility of— (A) Mechanical laying (B) Physical laying (C) Chemical laying (D) Physical, chemical laying both (Ans : A) 2. ‘ESCORT’ tractor is manufactured at— (A) Faridabad (B) Ghaziabad (C) Kanpur (D) Chennai (Ans : A) 3. Soil erosion by wind brings about the …

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Organic Farming Statistics for Competitive Exams

Organic Farming

Organic Farming Statistics • Total area under organic certification in India is- 1.5 million ha • Total Organic production in India- 1.35 Millin tones • Total number of organic producers in India- 8.35 lakh • The state with largest area under organic certification is- Madhya Pradesh> Himachal Pradesh> Rajasthan • India’s First organic state- Sikkim …

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Agriculture and Rural Development Pdf for NABARD, JRF, SRF, ARS, SET, Phd, ASRB, IRMA, UPSC, Cooperative Bank

Agriculture and Rural Development Pdf for NABARD, JRF, SRF, ARS, SET, Phd, ASRB, IRMA, UPSC, Cooperative Bank

Important For NABARD, JRF, SRF, ARS, SET, Phd, ASRB, IRMA Contents Agriculture: definition, meaning and its branches…………………… 5 Definition …………………………………………………………………………… 5 Contribution of Agriculture in Indian Economy……………………… 5 Revolutions in Agriculture …………………………………………………… 6 Production Data: 2016-17 …………………………………………………….. 6 Branches of Agriculture ……………………………………………………….. 7 Agronomy …………………………………………………………………………… 8 Scope of Agronomy ………………………………………………………………. 9 Classification of field crops …………………………………………………… …

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INTEGRATED FARMING SYSTEM (IFS) & ORGANIC FARMING

Integration of two or more appropriate combination of enterprises like crop, dairy, piggery, fishery, poultry, bee keeping etc., for each farm according to the availability of resources to sustain and satisfy the necessities of the farmer Definition: A farming system is a collection of distinct functional units such as crop, livestock, processing, investments and marketing …

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