General Agriculture One-liner For Competitive Exam -112

Q. Shelling % of Pea is 49

Q. Harvest index of arhar is 19 %

Q. Origin of aarhar is from – Africa

Q. Queen of cereals is called Maize

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

Q. Maize is a C4 Plant

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

Q. The maize Protein is called- Zein

Q. Male inflorescence of maize is called –Tassel

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

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

Q. Origin of maize from – Mexico

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

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

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

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

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

Q. Adsali sugarcane is common in Maharashtra

Q. sugarcane is planted in furrows because – it reduce lodging

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

Q. Sucrose content in cane is – 13-14 %

Q. Sugar from juice is – 6-10%

Q. Hand refrectometer reading for sugarcane maturity is 20

Q. Sugarcane breeding Institute is situated at – Coimbatore

Q. Adhsali Sugar cane crop mature in 18 months

Q. father of hybrid rice is – Yuan Long Pin

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Q. Oilseed production programme was started during – 1990-91

Q. Technology mission on oilseed was est. 1986

Q. National Research Centre for groundnut was Junagarh (Gujarat)

Q. Indian central Oilseed Committee was est. 1947

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

Q. Main adulteration in mustered – argemone mexicana oil

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