General Agriculture Oneliner for Competitive Exam

General Agriculture

✅Father of Extension in India – K. N. Singh

✅First agri clinic was set up at – Vapi (Gujarat) (2001)

✅First Indian agricultural census Conducted in which year – 1970-71

✅India’s first animal census start in – 1919-20

✅Gurgaon Project (1920) was started by – Mr. F.L. Brayne

✅Etawah Pilot Project (1948) was initiated by – Albert Mayer

✅Cooperative Movement (1904) was initiated by – F. Nicholson

✅Institute of rural management is located at – Anand (Gujarat)

✅National Agricultural Insurance scheme was started in year – 1999

✅Community Development (CDP) was started on – 2nd Oct, 1952

✅National Agricultural Research Project(NARP) was started in – 1980

✅National Agricultural Technology Project(NATP) – 1999 Project kalpataru

✅Magazine “Extension digest” published from –MANAGE, Hyderabad

✅Swaran Jyanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana(SGSY) – 1999

✅India’s First Biotech Crop Technology approved for commercialization in year – 2002

✅The basic unit of development under IRDP is – Family

✅ KVK is recommended by Mohan Singh Mehta Committee and started in – Pondicherry, TNAU in 1974

✅The basic unit of rural society is  – Village

✅Puppet show are included in – Audio-visual aid.

✅High Yielding Varietal Programme (HYVP) was started on – 1966-67

✅Who is the father of plant pathology – Heinrich Anton de Bary

✅Which method used for producing Virus free plant – Meristem culture

✅bacteria leaf blight of rice caused by – Xanthomonas oryzae

✅Loose smut of wheat is – Internally seed borne

✅ Sugarcane rust is caused by – Puccinia eriathi

✅Tungro disease of rice is spread by – Nephotettix virescens

✅Red rot of sugarcane is caused by – Collectorichum falcatum

✅Disease also known as  – Killer

✅Disease of Wheat” is – Black/ Stem rust

✅White rust of crucifers is caused by – Albugo candida

✅Leaf blight of cotton is caused by – Alternaria macrospora

✅Phyllody disease of Sesame spread by –  Leaf hopper

✅Which is major storage fungi that affects on food grain – Aspergillus

✅Buck eye rot is disease of which crop – Tomato

✅Fungi which can grow only on living host plant are called – Obligate parasite

✅Association of fungi with root of higher plants is known as – Mycorrhiza.

✅Which is primary source of infection green ear disease of Bajra – Soil and seed

✅Which rice disease responsible for Bengal famine in 1943 – Brown leaf spot

✅The term “Organic’ was first used by Northbourne (1940) is his book ‘Look to the Land.

✅Australia is the leading organic farming country in the world.

✅Sikkim is the leading organic farming state in the India.

Biodynamic farming and natures farming are the method of organic farming.

✅Rudolf Steiner is the father of biodynamic farming

✅In India organic foods are produced as per standard of NSOP.

✅NSOP stands for National Standard for Organic Production.

NAB (National Accreditation Body) is the Apex body of organic certification in India.

✅National centre for organic farming (NCOF) is located at Ghaziabad, U.P.

✅National project on organic farming (NPOF) started in year 2004.

✅Association for Promotion of Organic Products (APOP) is located at Bangalore.

✅Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana was launched in  – 2007

✅Little leaf in cotton is due to deficiency of – Mn

✅Botanical name of Dent corn – Zea mays var. indentata

✅Grapevine fan leaf virus is transmitted by nematode – Xiphinema index

✅Queen of oilseeds – Sesame

✅Aerobic free living nitrogen fixing microorganism is  – Azotobacter

✅Ozone day – Sept 16

✅Dimecron is a trade name of – Phosphamidon

✅Scarification in groundnut is caused by _ pest – Termite

✅Guttation occurs normally at – Night

✅MRL expand  – Maximum Residue Limit

✅credit was provided for the purchase of inputs like seeds, fertilizers, etc. – Short term

✅World Heritage day  – April 18

✅Downward movement of water in saturated soil is known as – Percolation

✅Which disease is known as Cancer of wheat – Karnal bunt

✅Passing of rope on rice crop controls _ pest – Caseworm

✅National Seed Policy was formulated in – 2002

✅____ bacteria enters through the site of injury of red cotton bug and stains the fibre – Nematospora gossypii

✅Depth of water required by a crop is known as – Delta

✅Central Institute of Cotton Research is located at – Nagpur

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