General Agricuture One Liner For Competitive exam-41

General Agricuture

General Agricuture

# Which pulse crop doesn’t fix N2 from atmosphere –Rajma

#The word pulse is derived from – French world pottage or poride means – soup (dal)

#The term legume is taken from – latin word – means to collect

#India is the largest producer of – gram

#The sour taste of gram leaf is due to presence of – Maleic acid(60%) and oxalic acid

#Shelling % of Pea is 49

#Harvest index of arhar is 19 %

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#Origin of aarhar is from – Africa 

#Queen of cereals is called Maize

#The composite cultivars of maize are – Kisan , jawahar ,Amber ,Vijay , Sona , Vikaram, etc.

#Maize is a C4 Plant

#In India the rank first state in area and production of maize is UP

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#The maize Protein is called- Zein

#Male inflorescence of maize is called –Tassel

#The critical stage for water application in maize is – Tasseling and silking stage

#Which Indian scientist shared world food prize for miracle maize – Dr.Sruinder K.Vasal(2000)

#Origin of maize from – Mexico

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#All India Coordinated Maize Improvement Project was started in –1957 at New Delhi

#Double cross technique for hybrid seed production was developed by – D.F. Jones (1920)

#The idea of hybrid maize was first conceived by : E.M. east and G.H. Shull (1910)

#The criteria for harvesting of sugarcane – withering of lower leaves ,brix 20 % , sucrose 15 %

#Algin planting method of sugarcane is evolved by – Allahabad agriculture institute , Allahabad , UP

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#Adsali sugarcane is common in Maharashtra

#sugarcane is planted in furrows because – it reduce lodging

#Inflorescence of sugarcane is generally called – Arrow or open panicle.

#Sucrose content in cane is – 13-14 %

#Sugar from juice is – 6-10%

#Hand refrectometer reading for sugarcane maturity is 20

#Sugarcane breeding Institute is situated at – Coimbatore 

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#Adhsali Sugar cane crop mature in 18 months

#father of hybrid rice is – Yuan Long Pin

#India’s first dwarf variety released during 1968 was jaya .

#World’s first high yielding semi dwarf basmati rice variety is – pusa basmati – 1

#World’s first super rice variety for saline / alkaline soil – Lunishree

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#Harvesting of paddy is done at moisture content – 21-23 %

#First mutant variety of rice is jagannath( gamma ray irradiation of T-141)

#Which gas is released from field of paddy – Methane (CH4)

#SRI techniquecue was originated in Madagascar in 1987 by prof. Henry De Laulanie

#First super fine aromatic basmati hybrid is – Pusa RH-10

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#Oilseed production programme was started during – 1990-91

#Technology mission on oilseed was est. 1986

#National Research Centre for groundnut was Junagarh (Gujarat)

#Indian central Oilseed Committee was est. 1947

#All India Coordinated Project on Oilseeds was est. during 1967

#Main adulteration in mustered – argemone mexicana oil

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