Agronomy one liner for competitive exam

Agronomy one liner

Quest.A very broad term encompassing all aspects of crop production, livestock farming, fisheries, forestry etc.

Quest.‘Agriculture’ word is derived from
Ans.Latin word (agri+culture)

Quest.A branch of agricultural science which deals with principles and practices of soil, water and crop management.

Quest.“Agronomy” word is derived from words?
Ans.Greek (agros+nomos)

(Agronomy one liner)

Quest.Crops which are cultivated on ploughed land?
Ans.Arable crops

Quest.An agroforestry practice in which perennial, preferably leguminous trees or shrubs are grown simultaneously with arable crop?
Ans.Alley crops or hedge-row intercrops

Quest.Crops which are grown to supplement the yield of the main crops?
Ans.Augment Crops

Quest.Crops, which protect another crops from trespassing of animals or restrict the speed of wind and are mainly grown as border
Ans.Border/Guard Crops(Agronomy one liner)

Quest.A crop, grown for direct sale rather than for livestock feed or a crop grown by a farmer primarily for sale to others rather than for his or her own use?
Ans.Cash Crops

Quest.Two major commercial crops are
Ans.(i) Cotton (ii) Sugarcane

Quest.Crops which are cultivated to catch the forthcoming season when main crop is failed?
Ans.Catch/Contingent Crops

Quest.A close-growing crop, grown primarily to improve and protect the soil from erosion through their ground covering foliage and/or rootmats between periods of regular crop production?
Ans.Cover Crops(Agronomy one liner)

Quest.When both main and intercrop is benefited to each other?
Ans.Complementary Crops

Quest.The crops leave the field exhaustive after growing?
Ans.Exhaustive Crops

Quest.Any crop or combination of crops is grown for grazing or harvesting for immediate or future feeding to livestock?
Ans.Ley Crops

Quest.Such crops are grown to conserve the soil moisture through their ground covering foliage?
Ans.Mulch Crops(Agronomy one liner)

Quest.The seed of succeeding crops is sown broadcast at 10 to 15 days before harvesting rice crop?
Ans.Paira/Utera Crops

Quest.Generally, the third row of crop is removed or growing of crop in pair row and the third row is escaped with an object to conserve the soil moisture in Dryland areas?
Ans.Paired row Crops

Quest.Such cops are neither complementary nor competitive?
Ans.Supplementary Crops(Agronomy one liner)

Quest.Crops, those are grown to protect the main cash crop from a certain pest or several pests?
Ans.Trap Crops

Quest.Cereals are botanically

Quest.The more nutrient exhaustive family is
Ans.Poaceae (Graminae)

Quest.The non-conventional oilseed crop is
Ans.Sunflower(Agronomy one liner)

Quest.The non-edible oilseed crops are
Ans.Castor and Linseed

Quest.The Indian originated field crops are
Ans.Arhar, Mung, Urd, Cotton, Jute, Kodo, Kutki, Oat etc.

Quest.Kharif crops are generally denoted as
Ans.Short day plants

Quest.Rabi crops are generally denoted as
Ans.Long day plants(Agronomy one liner)

Quest.Day neutral Plants are
Ans.Cotton, maize, sunflower, safflower, groundnut, buck wheat, tomato.

Quest.Optimum time of sowing for Kharif crop

Quest.Optimum time for Rabi crop
Ans.Last week of October to first week of November

Quest.Optimum depth of sowing for most of field crops
Ans.3-5 cm(Agronomy one liner)

Quest.The recommended fertilizer dose (N:P:K) for cereal crops are

Quest.The recommended fertilizer dose (N:P:K) for pulse crops are
Ans.1:2:1 or 1:2:2

Quest.The recommended fertilizer dose (N:P:K) for oilseed crops are

Quest.The recommended fertilizer dose (N:P:K) for fodder and fibre crops are
Ans.2:1:4(Agronomy one liner)

Quest.The C3 Plants are
Ans.Rice, Wheat, Barley, Pea, Gram, Mustard and Rye, Cotton, Arhar, Soybean, Sunflower, Lentil, Sugarbeet, Tomato etc.

Quest.The C4 Plants are
Ans.Maize, Sorghum, Bajra, Sugarcane, Millets.

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