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Agronomy One Liner Questions for Agriculture Jobs. Preparation for Agriculture Officer, Agricultural/Cotton Inspector, Agronomist, Research Officer, Banks test, Water management Officer and all other agri jobs

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CLCV stands for__________________?cotton leaf curl virus
Low soil pH is the indication of_______________?High Mg and Ca
The soil has got______________?Seven horizons
Sunflower is allelopathic crop to many____________________?Weeds
Effects of allelopathic compound in the life cycle of plants cause inhibition of________________?seed germination
A treeless arctic plan is called as__________________?Tundra
Prescribed germination percentage of foundation seed of ground nut is_________________?85
The number of crops grown on the same piece of land in a year and expressed in percentage is known as_______________?Cropping index
The contribution of agriculture in the GDP of the country is____________________?25%
Electrolytes leakage is found greater in______________?HD grains
Part of embryonic axis which develops into root is called___________________?Radicle
Gassypium herbaceum was originated in______________?South Mexico and Central America
The vegetation found on high altitude mountain is__________________?Alpine vegetation
Gassypium arborium is__________________?Diploid
Ratio of economic yield to biological yield expressed in percentage is called_______________?Harvest index
A process in which most of the organisms are killed is known as_________________?Sterilization
2,4-d is synthetic herbicide derived from_______________?Auxins
Progeny of nucleus seed is called__________________?Breeder seed
Air contains___________________?78% nitrogen
When the course of water is blocked at some places if is called___________________?Headworks
The application of fertilizer nutrients in proportions best suited to the needs of the crop is called_________________?Balanced fertilization
The series of transformation which a nutrient undergoes in the biosphere before returning to its original formed is called_______________?Nutrient cycle
The amount of water required to rise a crop to matunty with in a given period of time is called________________?Crop Water requirement
Who described the method of estimating seed vigor on the basis of colour intensity of stained seed________________?Kittock and Law (1969)
Tillage is field operation which help in cutting, loosening and inverting the soil for_________________?Irrigation
Controlled run off, water supplies, irrigation, soil fertility is called as_________________?Catchment protection
Delta pine variety of cotton was imported in Pakistan in the year______________?1970
Progeny of nucleus seed is called_________________?Breeder seed
In wheat total crop P uptake per ton of gram is about;__________________?2-3Kg
Use of tetrazolium staining for assessment of seed quality was suggested by________________?Moore (1973)
Hybrid seeds are developed because they_________________?Produce better crop, Provide greater vigour and Are more uniform
In rice, high silicon content, in shoot confers resistance to_________________?Stem borer
One of the plant introduced from new world to the old world is_________________?Potato
The given off water vapours from the surface of leaves is called________________?Transpiration
Fumigating and warming soil by covering it with black plastic is called__________________?Soil solarization
APTMA stands for_____________________?All Pakistan textile mills association
In country’s GDP, the cotton accounts for_________________?2%
Growing more then one crop in a season in the same land is called________________?Intensive cropping
The root of cotton plant goes up to depth of_________________?4-6 ft
IPM stands for_________________?Integrated pest management
The enzyme responsible for biological nitrogen fixation is________________?Nitrogenase
A region with an annual rainfall less than 10 inches comes under_________________?And climate
Solar energy emitted by sun reaches the earth surface absorbed and returned back in the form of___________________?Infrared radiation
A method of estimating seed vigour on the basis of color intensity o the stained seeds was described by______________?Kittock and Law (1963)
Among the important green house gases two are found in higher concentration________________?Methane and carbon mono oxide
Gassypium hirsutum is________________?Tetraploid
What is SAZDA_______________?Sindhi Arid Zone Development Authority
Fertilizer application before seed sowing is called__________________?Basal application
Gaseous loss of a substance from the soil or from fertilizer or manure is called_________________?Volatilization
A condition of green plants in which they become unhealthy and pale fellow in colour is known as_________________?Chlorosis
Agro ecological regions of sindh are_____________________?4
What is catchment____________________?An area that drains into the pond
Removal of cellular water followed by shrinkage of protoplasm is due toPlasmolysis
Cotton plant has mode of germination_________________?Indeterminate type of growth
The Cotton plant belongs to family?Malvaceae
The depth of irrigation water required for the full crop period is called_______________?Delta of water
One of the following insect act as a vector for CLCV________________?Whitefly
Green revolution came into being due to evolution of_________________?Wheat varieties
Among the cotton exporting countries the number of America is___________?1
The major source of foreign exchange earning is________________?Cotton
Initial vegetation that invades and occupies the area is called_________________?Pioneer
Narcotic crops mainly grown in Pakistan is_________________?Tobacco
The ratio of actual cultivated’ area to a total farm area over the year is called __________________?Cropping intensity
In pulses, for the production of nucleus seed we require minimum of_________________?500 plant progenies
Water courses are lined to avoid_________________?Seepage
Drip method of irrigation is not suitable to close spaced crops because_________________?High cost on pipes
Natural water as pH equal to________________?1
Plants which grow on dry region are____________________?Xerophytes
Which one of the following is a major fiber crop of Pakistan?Cotton
The practice of producing two successive crops of the same species from the same piece of land in one year is called_________________?Doubling cropping
Geographical area of Pakistan in million hectare is_______________?80
Due to phosphorus deficiency in plants____________________?Roots do not develop properly, Plants mature late
and Poor flowering and fruil selling occurs
Who described. the use of letrazolium for assessing, seed quality and the basis of topographical patterns___________________?Moore (1973)
In Bindi, production of foundation seed needs an isolation distance of__________________?200 meters
The negative logarithm of the hydrogen ion concentration, a measure of the acidity of a solution is called_______________?pH
Conducting experiments in glasses is called________________?Invitro
In B.T cotton B.T. stands for__________________?Bacillus thuringensis
The herb plants have___________________?Non-woody stem
Seed leachate conductivity is significantly higher in seeds having_________________?Lower shoot weight
The productive branches of cotton are called________________?Sympodial branches
Seed rate of cotton per acre is________________?5-6 kg
Allclopatluc interactions in general and the allelochemicals in particular are viewed as an important tool for_______________?Weed and pest management
In pulses, limiting amino acids are__________________?Tryptophan
Auxins and cytokinins are__________________?Growth regulators
Hot desert has mean annual temperature of___________________?30°C
Who gave the formula for speed of germination_______________?Maguire (1962)
Zinc deficiency is generally observed in_________________?Race
Highly decomposed stage of organic matter is called_______________?Humus
Bacillus thuringensis season cotton is a________________?Bacteria
Raising of only one crop in a year, when there is the seasonal supply of water is called______________?Monocropping
Penetrometer are used for measuring__________________?Soil tilth depth
In fanning system cultivation of two or more crops is known as_______________?Multiple cropping
Among the cotton exporting countries the number of Pakistan is_______________?3rd
The living together of two or more species in a prolonged and intimate ecological relationship is called________________?Symbiosis
The systematic arrangement of soil in to groups or categories is called_________________?Classification
A foreign variety that is directly recommended for commercial cultivation is called_________________?Exotic variety
The climates of sindh province comes under__________________?Subtropical
First ginning machine was invented in_______________?1793 AD
Mesophytes are grown in__________________?Moist places
When one set of vegetation follows the oilier set of vegetation with passage of time is known as________________?Succession
EC of saline soil is equal to or greater than________________?4
In China, cotton was cultivated as a crop in._______________?4th century AD
genetic purity of seed is determined by________________?Grow out test
Breeders seed production is taken up from the nucleus seed B and A lines are pollinated in an isolation of 1 Km in a ratio of_________________?1:4
Crop rotation means growing_________________?Growing different crops
Organic farming, is a copping system in which__________________?Fertilizers and pesticides are net used
Partially decomposed organic matter is termed as___________________?Composet
Better crop establishment especially for direct seeded rice can be obtained by using________________?High density grain
The K is predominantly in______________?Straw
Generally field crops are cultivated at altitude__________________?02000 ft
The movement of water in soil profile is.known as__________________?Percolation
Green vegetables are the source of___________________?Folate
Diversity of animals and crop species in different ecosystems is called as_______________?Biodiversity
Root nodules in plants help in___________________?Nitrogen fixation
The role of boron and zinc has been recognized in crop_________________?Rice
The crops which are grown to reduce the soil erosion and natural losses by leaching is known as______________?Cover crops
Cotton ginning machine was invented by_______________?Withey
Cultivation of same crop year after year is called________________?Monocropping
Integrated pest management involves________________?Chemical, cultural, and biological method
A method of control of pests in which natural predators and parasites are used without causing serious adverse environmental side effects is called_________________?IPM
Hot with a cool winter is___________________?Subtropical
High density grains are found mostly at___________________?Top of panicle
CCRI stands for_______________?Central cotton research institute
A. income farm where the operator is producing primarily his family’s needs rather than for sale is called_______________?Subsistence farming
What do you mean by WTO__________________?World trade organization
Oka (1975) has suggested that me population size suitable for maintenance and seed production of a commercial crop of a self pollinated species should be________________?300 plants
The actual amount H2O present in the air is called_____________?Absolute humidity
In cotton the recommended R x R distance is_________________?75 cm
Fertilizer requirements of wheat under medium loamy soil is________________?136-85 NP kg/ha
On the basis of a cotton cultivated area which one of the following countries occupies the first position?India
The equipment used for separating, cleaning and grading small seeds from given sample is______________?Seed sorter
Which one of the following constitute the best defamation of fruit________________?Fruit is a mature ovary that contains the seed
Percentage of area irrigated by a cusec of water during the season is called_______________?Intensity
Pulling of off- type plants from a cropped field is called___________________?Rouging
In 1992-93 the greatest decrease in the production of cotton was due to attack of_____________?CLCV
The experimental design which control fertility level in two directions is known as________________?LSD
The best soil for cotton cultivation is_________________?Clay loam soil
The seed dormancy of rice seed can be broken by putting into the oven at____________________?53°c for 6 hrs
In Sunflower, production of foundation seed requires as isolation distance of__________________?400 meters
Barani Agriculture institute is located at _________________?Chakwal
Who gave the formula for the coefficient of the velocity of germination?Kotowski (1926)
Azolla which fixes nitrogen in rice field is__________________?Ferm
The maximum working depth of disc plow is_________________?300 mm
The crop which are cultivated for grain purposes are called_________________?Cereal crops
Sugar beet belongs to family?Chenopodiaceae
Seeds of wheat, paddy and maize showed positive correlation germination (%) and viability (%) as determined by________________?Tz test
Organisms which are genetically modified are called_________________?Transgenic organisms
The significance of difference among several means is tested with the level of_________________?F-test
The total dry matter produced by a plant as a resulting photosynthesis is called_______________?Biological yield
Indus river is one of the longest river of Asia measuring about_____________________?2900 Km
Which province the only source of income is livestock grazing in range lands_______________?Balochistan
Main reason behind the shedding of flower in cotton is__________________?High temperature
The potential means of enhancing productivity is_________________?Quality of seeds
In 1991-92 the record production of cotton in Pakistan was_______________?12800,000 bales
The plants which grown on stream bank are__________________?Pheritophytes
The transport of a substance across a biological membrane against a concentration gradient is called___________________?Active transport
The critical stages in cotton is______________?Flowering
The control and preservation of natural resources For present and future use is_________________?Conservation
The oxygen concentration in the air is________________?21%
Mg in plants act as___________________?Enzyme activator
The technical name of janter is_________________?Sesbania sesban
Excess of nitrogen to plants causes_________________?Delay in ripening
One rooting hormone occurring naturally in plant is ___________________?Indolebutyric
The substance that an enzyme acts upon is known as___________________?Substrate
Precise assessment of pest pressure to evaluate Economic risk from pest infestations is called_________________?Crop scouting
The value of regression and correlation is the same when the correlation between two variables is_________________?Perfect
The ratio of treatment variance to error variance is known as_________________?F-value
Soil water in excess of hygroscopic and capillary water which moves downward through the soil by the force of gravity is called______________?Gravitational water
A gas produced by anaerobic decomposition of organic compounds is called as_________________?Methane
On the basis of yield of cotton per hectare which of the following country occupies the first position?Australia
Field capacity and permanent wilting point are different indifferent_______________?Soils
The Indus basin irrigation system has__________________?19 Barrages
Hyderabad district area is in_________________?Thai range area
Genus of cotton is___________________?Gassypium
Allelopathy is an important component in the development of future integrated strategies for____________?Weed management
A crop grown on residual moisture after harvesting rice is called__________________?Ratoon crop
The plants which, grow neither in dry nor in wet condition are_______________________?Mesophytes
Allelopathy interaction between plants playa crucial role in___________________?Ecosystems
Allelocliemicals may enter in the soil through the process of_________________?Root exudation
Use of linear measurements of plumule growth as a vigour test was first suggested by_______________?Germ (1949)
Plants adopted to arid regions are___________________?Xerophytes
Sowing seed without any tillage in the soil is called__________________?Zero tillage
In wheat, production of certified seed needs an isolation distance of____________________?3 Meters
N mineralization is effected by soil pH_______________?Above 6
The control and preservation of natural resources for present and future use is called_________________?Conservation
Accumulation of transported material A to B horizon is known as____________________?illuviation
The harmful influence of one living plant on another living plant by the secretion of a toxic substance is called________________?Allelopathy
The ratio of actual cultivated area to a total farm area over a year is called__________________?Cropping intensity
Resistance of plants to living organism is called______________________?Biotic resistance
International institute for Tropical Agriculture is located at________________?Mexico
Weedicides that kill the foliage of weeds by direct contact are as________________?Paraquet
Tensiometer is used for measuring____________________?Soil moisture
The wearing away of the land surface by wind, water, ice or other geological agent is called__________________?Erosion
Foliar application of nitrogen means applying nitrogen in solution form to___________________?Leaves
Very hot and winterless condition is__________________?Tropical
Mutual association between fungi and roots of plants is known as_________________?Mycorrhizae
Plants that can tolerate drought are_________________?Xerophytes
Organisms which feeds on dead and decaying organisms are called as_________________?Saprophytes
genetic purity is assessed through________________?Germination
A good source of vegetable protein is________________?Pulses
In Pakistan, the total length of canal system exceeds________________?58000 Km
A region with an annual rain fall of less than 10 inches comes under_________________?Semi-arid climate
Who gave the formula for mean germination time?Nicolls &Heydecker (1968)
Breeder seed is the progeny of_____________________?Nucleus seed
Primary air polluted is________________?SO
Abnormal seeding growth in rice is more closely related, with______________?LD grains
In wheat total crop N uptake per ton of grain is about__________________?15-20 Kg
PASSCO stands for_______________?Pakistan Agriculture Seed Supplies Corporation
Plants having no defined limits of vegetative and reproductive element is called______________?Indeterminate growth
Simple plains that lack photosynthesis pigments are called as_________________?Fungi
On the basis of yield of cotton per hectare which of the following country occupies second position______________?Turkey
The condition of drying of plant parts due to lack of water is called__________________?Wilting
The deficient level of N(%) in plants suggested by various workers is_________________?<1%
Delta of water for cotton crop is________________?25-acre inches
A long severe winter and short summer is called_________________?Arctic
Root nodules in plant help in__________________?Nitrogen fixation
The sever salinity problem has taken lands out of production as___________________?10%
The branch of Science which deals cultivation of land is called________________?Agriculture
The contact herbicides are less effective to_________________?Perennial plants
Pakistan has a total forest area of about_________________?12 million ha
the layer of atmosphere which blocks ultraviolet radiation from sun is___________________?Ozone
Certification is not required for________________?Breeder seed
Gassypium barbadense was originated in__________________?Central and South America
Hitting the seed with force against a hard surface to break seed dormancy is called_______________?Impaction
Which is the most important cereal crop of temperature region________________?Wheat
Root rot of cotton is a_________________?Fungal disease
The leguminous plants are important in agriculture because_________________?Help in the nitrogen economy of nature
Ratio of crop yield to the amount of water utilized is called______________?Crop water use efficiency
The management of kind by planting a series of crops, pastures or following to maximize production with sustaining land quality is called_______________?Crop rotation
Cotton plant has a mode of germination______________?Epigeal germination
Two much Mg may create deficiency for_____________________?N
The higher leachate conductivity is associated with__________________?Immature seed?
Seed bag labeled with white colour indicates_________________?Basic seed
The lowest pest population that will cause economic damage is called__________________?Economic threshold
Critical factors for crop production is________________?Pure seed
There is________________?43560 Sq ft in an acre
Removal of branches for forage is________________?Lopping
Plants grown in dry region are_________________?Xerophytes
A warm summer and pronounced winter is called________________?Temperature
AZR1 is___________________?Arid zone research institute
Cotton plant belong to one of the following categories______________?C3 plant
On the basis of season cotton is a__________________?Kharif crop
Wheat is predominantly________________?Self-pollinated crop
Seed dormancy of nee seeds can be successfully broken by heat treatment at________________?50°c for 3-7 days
Melilotus alba is objectional weed of__________________________?Methi
England cotton was imported from the time in__________________?1430 AD
The environment where an organism lives is__________________?Habitat
Pasturing system that allows short periods of heavy use followed by recover, period is called as_______________?Rotational grazing
Seeds which dried at low moisture contents and stored at low temperature without loosing their viability are________________?Orthodox seeds
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