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
20 agriculture one-liners related to rice and wheat:
- Rice is a staple food for more than half of the world’s population.
- Wheat is one of the most widely cultivated cereal crops globally.
- Rice paddies require standing water for cultivation, while wheat is typically grown in dryland conditions.
- Rice is predominantly grown in Asia, while wheat is cultivated in various regions around the world.
- Both rice and wheat are members of the grass family.
- Rice is classified into two main types: indica and japonica, while wheat is categorized into different varieties like durum and bread wheat.
- Rice is primarily consumed as polished white rice, while wheat is processed into flour for various food products.
- Both rice and wheat are rich sources of carbohydrates and provide essential nutrients.
- Rice requires warm and humid conditions, while wheat is better suited for cooler climates.
- Rice cultivation involves transplanting seedlings into flooded fields, while wheat is sown directly into the soil.
- Rice plants grow taller and have broader leaves compared to wheat plants.
- Both rice and wheat can be susceptible to diseases and pests, requiring proper crop management practices.
- Rice is often used in dishes like sushi and stir-fries, while wheat is used for making bread, pasta, and pastries.
- Rice cultivation plays a vital role in the livelihoods of millions of farmers worldwide.
- Wheat is a versatile crop that can be grown for human consumption as well as for animal feed.
- Rice can be harvested multiple times per year, while wheat is typically harvested once per year.
- Both rice and wheat contribute significantly to global food security.
- Rice and wheat are important commodities in international trade.
- Traditional methods of rice cultivation include hand planting and harvesting, while wheat is often harvested using mechanized equipment.
- Research and breeding programs aim to develop improved varieties of rice and wheat with higher yields and resistance to diseases.
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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