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
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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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