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

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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