Agriculture -Important One Liners

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1-Union Agricultural Ministry has partnered the National Remote Sensing Centre, ISRO for geotagging agricultural assets.
Agriculture Ministry under the Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana and NRSC/ISRO have signed an MoU to this effect.

2-RKVY is a special Additional Central Assistance Scheme and it was launched in August 2007 as a part of the 11th Five Year Plan.

3-Geotagging is the process of adding geographical identification like latitude and longitude to various media such as a photo or video.
It helps user to find a wide variety of location-specific information from a device.

4-Geomapping is a visual representation of the geographical location of geotagged assets layered on top of map or satellite imagery.

5-White rust is an important fungal disease of Mustard

6-The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has identified three Bt cotton varieties for cultivation in Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan which were developed by Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana recently. They are 1- PAU Bt 1, 2) F1861 3) RS2013

7-Ammonium sulphate, Urea and Ammonium nitrate are nitrogenous fertilizer.

8- HD 2967 is the new high yielding variety of Wheat.

9-The scientific study of soil is Pedology

10-The Minimum Support Price for Foodgrains was introduced in the year 1964

11-Soil factors are otherwise known as Edaphic factors

12-Triticum aestivum, the common bread wheat is Hexaploid

13-Prabhat is an early short duration variety of Red gram

14-The adoption of High Yielding Variety Programme in Indian Agriculture started in 1966

15-A crop grown in zaid season is Water melon

16- The Black rust of disease of wheat is caused by Puccinia graminis

17-Agronomy is a branch of Agriculture that deals with principles and practice of crop production.

18-Monoculture is a typical characteristics of Commercial grain farming

19-Neelum is a variety of Mango.

20-In Jute growing areas the usual alternate crop is Rice

21- Fire curing is followed in Chewing type tobacco

22-CH4 gas is released from paddy fields

23-Crop rotation helps to eliminate parasites which have selective hosts

24-Sugarbeet Nematode is Heterodera schacti

25-Greening of potato results in decrease in nutritional quality

26-Ratna is a variety of Rice.

27-Botanically pineapple is a Sorosis

28-Vector of phyllody disease is Thrips

29-The Commission of Agricultural Costs and Prices fixes the Support price

30- WP abbreviates as Wettable Powder.

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