Agriculture-Entomology- One Liners- September 29, 2017

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Agriculture-Entomology- One-Liners- September 29, 2017

1-Pheromones are also known as Ectohomones.

2- The first edition of Systema nature was published in 1735.

3-Serious pest of wheat is Termite

Termite
Termite

 

4-Light trap is used for controlling Positively phototropic insects

5-H.S. Pruthi was the first plant protection advisor of Government of India

6-The term Pest management was given by Grier.

7-Hopper burn in rice is caused by feeding of Brown planthopper.

8-The Bt. cotton was introduced in India in 2002.

9-The first approval for commercial use of Bt.cotten in the world is made in 1995.

10- The Directorate of plant protection Quarantine and storage was started in 1946.

11- The Vector of Cotton Leaf curl virus is Whitefly.

Whitefly
Whitefly

12- The grasshopper blood is Colourless

13- Earthworm act as a natural tiller of soil

14-Main host tree of eri-silkworm is Castor

15-DDT insecticide is stored in Fat of the animal

16-Rotatory energy nozzle is used for producing mist

17-Lantana bug controls the notorious weed ‘lantana camera’

Lantana bug
Lantana bug

18-Locust pest has an international status

19- Species is basic unit of classification

20- Fumigation is the best method for controlling grain storage pest.

21-Thermal energy nozzle is used for producing fog

22-insect has three pairs of legsĀ 

23-The company that work on GM mustard is Proagro

24- In the PH range of 9-10, Bacillus thruingensis most effectively work

25-Mango mealybug is controlled by Tree banding.

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