Agriculture One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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Agriculture One-Liners for various competitive examinations

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 Maximum questions come from Agriculture portion in different competitive exams.

Here are some important Agriculture one-liners for students competing for various exams

Watch some of the important Agriculture Bits below.

1- Urocystis agropyri is a fungal plant pathogen that causes flag smut on wheat.

2-  Foot-rot of papaya is caused by Pythium aphanidermatum.

3-Fungi which can grow only on the living host plant are called Obligate parasites.

4-First plant-parasitic nematode was reported by Needham.

5-First plant-parasitic nematode discovered was Anguina.

6-First plant parasitic bacteria was reported by T.J. Burrill.

7-Exclusion of plant disease by legislation is known as Plant quarantine.

8-First of all microscope discovered by Leeuwenhoek.

9-Coffee rust is caused by Hemileia vastatrix.

10-Crystallization of viruses has been done by Stanley.

11-Conidia and sporangia are the spores produced by Fungi.

12-Death of tissue in virus-infected plant described as Mosaic.

13-Downy mildew of maize is caused by Peronosclerspora sacchari.

14-Black stem rust of wheat is caused by Puccinia graminis tritici.

15-Blast of rice is caused by Pyricularia.

16- Black-tip of mango is caused by Boron deficiency.

17-Bordeaux mixture was discovered by P.A. Millardet of France during the year 1882 following his chance observation of farmer’s practice for protection against Plasmopara viticola on the grapevine.

18-Carborundum powder is Silicon carbide.

19-By 1857, Barkley and Schacht discovered root-knot nematodes and cyst nematode in Sugarbeet.

20-Botulism is caused by species of Clostridium.

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