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Domestification of animal : (1) Dog (2) Sheep (3) Goat

Cultivated crops in the world : (1) Wheat (2) Barley

Hybrid pigeon pea : ICPH-8 (ICRISAT, Hyderabad)

Hybrid sunflower : BSH-1 (Pro-Agro)

Hybrid cotton : H-4 (Surat Farm, Gujarat)

Semi dwarf variety of basmati rice : Pusa Basmati 1 (IARI)

Aromatic Rice hybrid : Pusa RH 10 (IARI)

Sorghum hybrid : CSH-1 and CSH-2 (IARI)-1964

Public sector hybrid of forage sorghum : Pusa Chari Hybrid 106

Mango hybrid for commercial : Mallika (Neelam × Dashehari) cultivation

Public sector insect resistant multiple forage : PCH 106

∗ Viral disease : Leaf curl of Tobacco

Plant Parasitic Nematode : Anguina tritici (on wheat)

Plant Parasitic Bacteria : Fire Blight of apple

Sorghum high yielding variety : CSV-1

Rice variety introduced in India : IR-8

Developed dwarf variety of rice : TN 1
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Rice high yielding variety of India : Jaya (TN1×T1N1)

Hybrid variety of mustard : Pusa Jai Kisan (BIO 902)

Hybrid variety of Bajra : HB-1 (1965)

Hybrid developed by using local male parent : Hare Chhole no-1

Man made cereal : Triticale (Wheat × Rye)

Rice resistant variety developed for yellow stem borer : IR-20 (TN-1 × TKM-6)
Organophosphate compound : Parathion

Napier × Bajra (NB) hybrid : Pusa Giant Hybrid

Hormone : Secretin

Maize hybrid : Ganga 101 (1961)

High productive early duration rice hybrid released by DRR: DRRH 2

Country to adopt hybrid rice : China

Hybrid rice released in India : APRH-1 and APHR-2 (1994)

Egyptian variety of cotton : Sujata

Super rice variety for saline/ alkaline conditions : Lunishree

Country to introduce zero tillage : USA

Sugarcane variety : Co-205

∗ Scented basmati rice for normal and sodic soils : Yamini (CSR 30)

Interspecific variety of cotton (G. hirsutum × G.barbadense): Varalaxmi

∗ Tobacco hybrid : GTH 1

∗ Safflower hybrid : DSH-129

Crop to have its genome decoded : Rice
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Plant to have its genome decoded : Arabidopsis thaliana

Single cross maize hybrid : Paras

Pathogen resistant gene : HM 1

Systemic fungicide : Carboxin

Organic fungicide : Dithiocarbamate

Fungicide : Bordeaux mixture (inorganic in nature)
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Person to record plant disease : Theophrastus

Autopolyploid variety released for commercial cultivation in India : Pusa Giant (Berseem)

Carbamate compound : Sevin/carboryl

Laureate of the “world food” prize : Dr. M.S.Swaminathan

Director General of ICAR : Dr. B.P.Pal

President of ICAR : Mohammad Habibullah

Indian scientist who collected and identified the fungus : K.R. Kirtikar

∗ Agriculture university : G.B. University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar (1960)

Plant pathologist of India : J.F. Dastur

Plant parasitic bacteria was reported by : T.J. Burill
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Plant parasitic nematode was reported by : Needham

∗ Mycoplasma disease reported by : Do et al. and Ishit et al.
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