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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-The average size of land holding in India is 1.7 hectares.

2-There are three crop seasons in India. They are Kharif, Rabi, and Zayad.

3- Kharif season is from June to October and Rabi season is from November to March. Zayad is from April to June.

4- S.F.D.A– Small Farmers Development Agency; I.A.A.P– Intensive Agricultural Area Programme.

5-I.A.D.P– Intensive Agricultural Development Programme.: M.F.A.L.D.A– Marginal Farmers and Agricultural Labourers Development Agency.

6-Hybridization of agriculture is Green Revolution.

7-West Bengal Odisha, Bihar and Andhra Pradesh that grow paddy abundantly.

8-Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, and Bihar grow Wheat abundantly.

9- Wheat crop was benefitted mostly by the Green Revolution.

10- The poor man’s food is Jowar. Maharashtra and Karnataka are the two states that grow it.







11- Maize crop is cultivated in both Kharif and Rabi seasons.

Maize crop
Maize crop






12-To cultivate Sugarcane, well-drained medium loam or rich clay-like loams or lava soils favorable.

13-Jute cultivation is concentrated mainly in West Bengal.







14-Tobacco is the main Commercial crop of Andhra Pradesh.

15-Cotton and Jute are Fibre crops.

16-N.D.D.B- National Dairy Development Board.

17-White Revolution refers to the increased production of Milk.

18-Operation Flood project refers to the success in the raising level of milk production.

19-Blue revolution refers to the increase in Fish production.

20-F.F.D.A– Fish Farmers Development Agency.

21- Tea, Coffee, Sugarcane, and Rubber are plantation crops. 

22- Groundnut, Sesamum, Sunflower, and Castor are Oilseed crops.

23- Tobacco is a Narcotic crop.







24- Red Gram, Blackgram, Greengram, and Bengalgram etc are Pulses.

25- Jowar, Bajra, Maize, and Ragi are Millets.







26- Livestock is a part of Agriculture. It consists of cattle, buffaloes, Sheep, Goats and other animals like pigs, camels, and poultry etc.

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