General Agriculture One liner For Competitive exam part 2

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General Agriculture One liner

  • Asian tea Alliance launchced in China on April 19, 2019 (Members of this association are India, China, Srilanka, Indonesia and Japan. Main objective: To enhance tea trade, cultural exchanges and promoting tea.
  • Annual Average rainfall of the country for the year 2018-804 mm (Avg. rainfall of the country is 890 mm)
  • The World Food Prize 2018 was awarded toLawrence Haddad and Dr. David Nabarro for their individual but complementary global leadership in elevating maternal and child under nutrition within food security (First World Food Prize won by- MS Swaminathan)
  • Egg production of the country for the year 2018-19 was- 88 billion
  • Per capita availability of eggs in India is- 69 per person per year
  • Position of India in terms of Egg Production- 3rd (1-China; 2- USA)
  • Total milk production in the year 2017-18 was- 176.35 Mt
  • Per capita availability of Milk in India- 376 gm per person per day
  • India’s share in World Milk production- 17%
  • Minimum Support Price recommended by Commission for Agricultural Cost and Prices (CACP)
  • MSP announced by- Government of India: MSP is calculated based on Avg. Cost of Production
  • At present MSP is announced for – 23 crop commodities only
  • The state that produces highest food grains is- Uttar Pradesh
  • The State that produces highest Pulses is-Madhya Pradesh
  • The state that ranks first in Oilseed production isRajasthan . 2018- National year of Millets
  • The First Ever world Pulse Celebrated on-10 Feb, 2019
  • FAO of the UN declared the annual observance of World Pulses day starting from the year-2019
  • Institutional credit for Agriculture sector for the year 2018-19- 11 lakh crore
  • Time period for achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) set up by UN is- 2015-2030
  • Number of Sustainable Development goals- 17
  • Main aim of Sustainable Development Goals laid by the United Nations is – to ensure food security vis-a-vis nutritional security
  • Alternate host of bajra rust is ? – Brinjal
  • Domestic quarantine exist in India for ? – Potato wart
  • Fungicide recommended for control of Phytophthora blight of sesame? – Ridomil MZ
  • The concept of minimum tillage was started in? – USA
  • Organism fix nitrogen under anaerobic condition? – Blue green algae
  • Potassium deficiency symptoms in plants appear in first on ? – Lower most leaves

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