Recent QuizQuiz on FungiAttempt this quiz now
More quizzes

Fundamentals of Agriculture by Arun Katyayan, Vol – 01


Fundamentals of agriculture Vol – 01 by Arun Katyan

Introduction

This book is written by the author Arun Katyan.

Important for:

  • ICAR Examinations.
  • JRF.
  • SRF.
  • State Agricultural University Common Entrance Test.
  • Agricultural National Eligiblity Test.
  • BHU.
  • IBPS Agricultural Field Officer.
  • And others agricultural competition exams.
  • Non Agricultural Competition Exams.

Also read:

Book on Modern Animal Husbandry and Allopathy

Book on Modern Poultry Farming

Contents of the book

(A). Agriculture

History of Agriculture

  • History of agriculture and agronomy.
  • IARI.
  • ICAR.
  • IRRI.
  • CIMMYT.
  • Agricultural Universities.
  • Agricultural research institutes.

Also read: Agriculture multiple choice questions

Crop System and Pattern

  • Shifting cultivation.
  • Crop rotation.
  • Sustainable agriculture.
  • Cropping system.
  • Cropping pattern.
  • Farming system.
  • Mixed farming.
  • Multiple cropping.
  • Monoculture.
  • All other topics related with crop system and pattern.

Also read: Agronomy multiple choice questions

Annidation and Allelopathy

  • Allelochemicals.
  • Legume effect.
  • Sorghum effect.
  • Cotton effect.
  • Others.

Also read: Agronomy one liner

Crop Ecology

  • Meaning.
  • Harvesting index.
  • Ideotypes.
  • Agroclimatic zones.
  • Other.

Dryland Agriculture

  • Dry farming.
  • Dryland farming.
  • Rainfed farming.
  • ICRISAT.
  • ICARDA.
  • Crop adoption.
  • Water harvesting technique.
  • Others.

Classification of Crops

  • Special classification.
  • Arable crops.
  • Alley crops
  • Border crops.
  • Catch crops.
  • Cash crops.
  • Exhaustive crops.
  • Trap crops.
  • Other.

Crop Production

  • Cultivation of kharif season crops.
  • Cultivation of rabi season crops.
  • Area, distribution, production of rice, wheat, maize and other important agricultural crops.

Seed Technology

  • Meaning.
  • Germination.
  • Factors affecting germination.
  • Purity percentage.
  • Seed production.
  • Others.

Also read: Seed technology multiple choice questions

Weed problem

  • Different species of weeds and their management.
  • Other.

Water management

  • Water resources of India.
  • Methods of irrigation.
  • Others.

Also read: Weed science multiple choice questions

Agroforestry.

(B). Soil Science

  1. Rocks and weathering.
  2. Soil formation.
  3. Soil colloids and silicate minerals.
  4. Soils of India.
  5. Soil organic matter.
  6. Manures and fertilizer.
  7. Soil taxonomy.
  8. Chemical fertilizers.
  9. Bio-fertilizers.
  10. Soil fertility and productivity.
  11. Soil and its physical properties.
  12. Mineral nutrition.
  13. Saline soil.
  14. Alkali soil.
  15. Acidic soil.

Also read: Soil Science multiple choice questions

(C). Extension Education

  1. Introduction to agricultural extension.
  2. Objective and principles of extension.
  3. Learning.
  4. Communication.
  5. Extension projects in India.
  6. Panchayati Raj.
  7. Krishi Vigyan Kendra.
  8. IRDP, TRYSEM, NREGA etc.

Also read: Extension education multiple choice questions

(D). Agricultural Economics

  • Micro economics.
  • Macro economics.
  • RBI, SBI, RRB etc.
  • Marginal farmers.
  • Small farmers.
  • Cost elements.
  • Elasticity.
  • Cost.
  • Monotonic relationships.
  • Cost curve.
  • Non monotonic relationships.
  • AGMARK.

Also read: Agricultural economics multiple choice questions

(E). Farm Management

  • Meaning and concept.
  • Production function.
  • Law of return.
  • Elasticity of production.
  • Factor – factor relationship.
  • Principles of comparative advantage.
  • Types and systems of farming.

Also read: Farm management multiple choice questions

(F). Objective Model Questions ad Answers


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.