Important questions with answer (part-3)

General Agriculture
Important questions with answer (part-3)
  • 61. Shelling % of Pea is 49
  • 62. Harvest index of arhar is 19 %
  • 63. Origin of aarhar is from – Africa
  • 64. Queen of cereals is called Maize
  • 65. The composite cultivars of maize are – Kisan , jawahar ,Amber ,Vijay , Sona , Vikaram, etc.
  • 66. Maize is a C4 Plant
  • 67. In India the rank first state in area and production of maize is UP
  • 68. The maize Protein is called- Zein
  • 69. Male inflorescence of maize is called –Tassel
  • 70. The critical stage for water application in maize is – Tasseling and silking stage
  • 71. Which Indian scientist shared world food prize for miracle maize – Dr.Sruinder K.Vasal(2000)
  • 72. Origin of maize from – Mexico
  • 73. All India Coordinated Maize Improvement Project was started in –1957 at New Delhi
  • 74. Double cross technique for hybrid seed production was developed by – D.F. Jones (1920)
  • 75. The idea of hybrid maize was first conceived by : E.M. east and G.H. Shull (1910)
  • 76. The criteria for harvesting of sugarcane – withering of lower leaves ,brix 20 % , sucrose 15 %
  • 77. Algin planting method of sugarcane is evolved by – Allahabad agriculture institute , Allahabad , UP
  • 78. Adsali sugarcane is common in Maharashtra
  • 81. Sucrose content in cane is – 13-14 %
  • 82. Sugar from juice is – 6-10%
  • 83. Hand refrectometer reading for sugarcane maturity is 20
  • 84. Sugarcane breeding Institute is situated at – Coimbatore
  • 85. Adhsali Sugar cane crop mature in 18 months
  • 86. father of hybrid rice is – Yuan Long Pin
  • 88. World’s first high yielding semi dwarf basmati rice variety is – pusa basmati – 1
  • 89. World’s first super rice variety for saline / alkaline soil – Lunishree
  • 90. Harvesting of paddy is done at moisture content – 21-23 %
  • 91. First mutant variety of rice is jagannath( gamma ray irradiation of T-141
  • Henry De Laulanie94. First super fine aromatic basmati hybrid is – Pusa RH-10
  • 96. Technology mission on oilseed was est. 1986
  • 97. National Research Centre for groundnut was est.at Junagarh (Gujarat)
  • 98. Indian central Oilseed Committee was est. 1947

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