General Agriculture One-liner For Agriculture Competitive Exam- 8

1. A partial substitute for petroleum diesel ?

Ans. Biodiesel.

2. A period of 4 consecutive weeks from May to mid October or 6 consecutive weeks during rest of the year ?

Ans. Agriculture drought.

3. A pest causing 5% to 10% crop loss is termed as ?

Ans. Minor Pest.

4. A pest causing less than 5% crop loss is termed as ?

Ans. Negligible Pest.

5. A pest causing more than 10% crop loss is termed as ?

Ans. Major Pest.

6. A pigment responsible for red colour in tomato ?

Ans. Lycopene.

7. A plant hormone in gaseous state ?

Ans. Ethylene.

8. A plant hormone used for rooting ?

Ans. IBA (Indole-3-butyric acid rooting hormone).

9. A plant requiring less than 12 hours day light is ?

Ans. Short day Plant (Tobbaco, Cotton, Rice, Chrysanthemum, Soyabean etc).

10. A plant which closes stomata during day time and open at night time to collect CO2 ?

Ans. Pineapple (CAM-Crassulacean Acid Metabolism).

11. A practice of turning un-decomposed fresh green plant tissue into the soil to improve fertility status and physical structure of the soil.?

Ans. Green Manuring.

12. A insect predatory larva on lac encrustation in the field ?

Ans. Holcocera.

13. A primary mineral containing Potassium ?

Ans. Feldspar.

14. ————— is the movement of substance from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration ?

Ans. Diffusion.

15. A process in which the branch of a plant is cut off in order to produce a flush of new shoots ?

Ans. Pollarding.

16. A process of deciding in the present what to do in the future about the best combination of crops and live stock to be raised ?

Ans. Farm Planning.

17. A process of estimating costs, returns and net profit of a farm or a particular enterprise ?

Ans. Farm Budgeting.

18. A process of formation of somatic embryos from callus ?

Ans. Somatic Embryogenesis.

19. A process of removal/tipping of apical buds of Chickpea is termed as ?

Ans. Nipping.

20. A process of treatment of stalks for final fibre extraction is termed as ?

Ans. Retting.

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