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

20 agriculture one-liners related to rice and wheat:

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