Category: Horticulture

  • Basics of Papaya Cultivation

    Introduction to papaya Common name Papaya Scientific name Carica papaya Another name Apple of paradise Family Caricaceae Origin Tropical America Chromosome number X = 9, 2n =18, 36 Fruit Type Berry Edible portion Mesocarp Papya cultivation practice Also read: Grape Cultivation: Varieties, propagation, and diseases Importance It is highly nutritive and has medicinal value. Tropical […]

  • Grape Cultivation: Varieties, propagation, and diseases

    Grape cultivation: Varieties, propagation, diseases and more 01: Grape cultivation Botanical name Vistis vinifera michx. Family Vitaceae Origin Mediterian region (Between Black sea to Caspian Sea) Chromosome number 2n = 38 Fruit type Berry Edible portion pericarp and placentae 02: Distribution Natural habitat is temperate climate. It is mostly cultivated in peninsular India accounting 90 […]

  • Scientific Cultivation of Pineapple

    Scientific cultivation of pineapple or Ananas comosus The scientific cultivation of pineapple covers following topics: Botanical description Distribution Soil and climatic requirements Propagation Choice of varieties Planting Irrigation Insect-pests Harvesting Post harvest technology Other important topics Common name Pineapple Botanical name Ananas comosus L. Family Bromeliaceae Chromosome number X = 25, 2n = 50, 75, […]

  • Banana Cultivation One Liner

    Banana Cultivation One Liner “Adam’s Fig”Or“Apple of Paradise” Botanical name Musa paradisica, M. accuminata, M. balbisiana Family Musacea Origin South-East Asia Chromosome number X = 11, 2n = 22, 33, 44 Fruit type Berry Edible part Mesocarp and endocarp Also read: Fruit Crop Production MCQ Banana cultivation Banana is self pollinated. It is known as […]

  • Food Preservation MCQ

    Food Preservation MCQ Multiple choice objective questions. Food Preservation MCQ. Post harvest technology. Topics: Food preserves, marmalades, packaging materials, canning, freezing, drying, irradiation, and other important topics. Name Food Preservation MCQ Type Objective questions Number of questions 30 Also read: Post Harvest Technology (PHT) MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions) Question 01. Which one is the main […]

  • Hydroponics MCQ: Online Quiz

    Hydroponics MCQ: Online Quiz This post includes multiple choice objective questions on aquaponics. Topics: System, technique, and procedure of hydroponics. Type Objective questions Number of questions 30 Also read: Protected Cultivation MCQ: Multiple Choice Questions In this post, Hydroponics = HP. Question 01. Hydroponics is the major topic of which field? (a). Agriculture.(b). Horticulture.(c). Fish […]

  • Classification of field and horticultural crops

    Classification of field and horticultural crops This post, classification of field and horticultural crops, is based on the taxonomical and special classification of field and horticultural crops. Visit again for more contents. Last updated: 10-01-2022. Contents (A). Taxonomic Classification (2). Special Classification Also read: Agronomy MCQ and Answer (A). Taxonomic classification 01: Poaceae (Graminae) Sugarcane. […]

  • GM Potato Varieties (Cultivars)

    What is GM potato? GM POTATO is genetically modified species/cultivar of potato. The technology used behind it, is known as “Genetic Engineering”. It is a technology used to modify the genomic(gene) sequence in a plant. The technology is applied in the field of Plant Breeding and Genetic Engineering. In this post we will know about […]

  • Spices crops mcq and quiz

    Spice crops quiz and mcq In this post, you will find 40 questions and answers for quiz and mcq on spices crops. These are important for all agricultural competition exams. Topics: Turmeric, garlic, onion, coriander, chilli, fennel, fenugreek, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, rosemary, mint, mustard, saffron, paprika, asafoetida, etc. Type Online mock test Total number of […]

  • Sources of Natural Aromatic Compounds

    Source of natural aromatic compounds Aromatic compounds from many plant species are the source of natural aroma. Chemically, these are hydrocarbons. These organic compounds are used in many food processing industries to make the post harvest products more attractive. Many agricultural plants are the source of natural occuring aromatic compounds. For example, lemon grass is […]