Agronomy Quiz I


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Agronomy Quiz I

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  1. The branch of science which deals with the cultivation of soil is called




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  3. Major fiber crop of Pakistan is




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  5. Which plant belongs to Malvaceae family




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  7. Scientific name of American cotton is




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  9. Gossypium herbaceum was originated in;




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  11. Gossypium hirsutum was originated in;




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  13. Genus of cotton is;




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  15. Gossypium arborium is;




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  17. Gossypium hirsutum is;




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  19. Botanical name of desi cotton is;




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  21. Gossypium barbadense was originated in;




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  23. The origin place of potato is ______.




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  25. Gene responsible for dwarfing character in rice is;




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  27. Green revolution has been most successful in:




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  29. Soyabean is originated in;




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  31. Which of the following is true regarding parallel cropping




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  33. Yellow revolution is associated with the __________.




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  35. Conservation tillage tends to encourage the ____________.




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  37. Capillary movement of water is complemented by ____________.




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  39. A soil absorbs about ______________ of incoming solar radiation.




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  41. Nitrate level in drinking water above _____________ mg per liter are considered as human health hazard.




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  43. The spray drift of 2 4 D can cause considerable damage in __________.




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  45. Country having maximum are of hybrid rice is __________.




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  47. The term Agronomy derived from




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  49. Golden rice is rich in _______________.




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  51. Which is not a secondary tillage equipment




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  53. Delta pine variety of cotton was imported in Pakistan in the year




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  55. Cotton plant is belong to one of the following category?




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  57. Cotton plant has mode of growth?




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  59. Which element is a part of cytochrome oxidase




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  61. On an average well decomposed FYM (Farm Yard Manure) contains;




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  63. Which of the following contain highest nutrients?




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  65. What is the drawback of poultry manure




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  67. Which of the following is suitable method for the application of FYM




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  69. Muriate of Potash is;




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  71. Which one of the following is not nitrogenous fertilizer




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  73. Application of manures and fertilizer to the established crop within crop duration is termed as




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  75. An instrument that indicates the direction of wind is called




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  77. Hot water treatment of sugarcane sets is done because of




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  79. Boll shedding in cotton is due to;




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  81. Arrowing refers to the




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  83. Ratooning is practiced as a matter of routine in;




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  85. What is the effect of potash fertilizers




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  87. 2-4 D is which type herbicide




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  89. 2-4 D is an important herbicide of;




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  91. The most sensitive stages of sunflower to water stress lie between




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  93. Green vegetables are the source of _______________.




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  95. A gas produced by the anaerobic decomposition of organic compound is called as




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  97. Fumigating and warming soil by covering it by black plastic is called




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  99. Simple plants that lack photosynthesis pigments are called as




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  101. Organisms that feed on dead and decaying organisms are called as




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  103. The Indus basin irrigation system has ________________ barrages




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  105. Field capacity and permanent wilting point are different in different ____________




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  107. Losses of soil moisture in vapors form is called as




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  109. The actual amount of water present in the air is called




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  111. The crops which are grown to reduce the soil erosion and natural losses by leaching is known as




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  113. The practice of two successive crops of the same species on the same piece of land in one year is called




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  115. The amount of water required to rise a crop to maturity with the given period of time is called




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  117. A region with the annual rainfall less than 10 inches comes under _______




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  119. The negative logarithm of hydrogen ion concentration, a measure of the acidity of a solution is called as




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  121. International Institute for tropical agriculture located at




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  123. In Bindi production of foundation seed needs an isolation distance of




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  125. Breeder seed is the progeny of __________




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  127. In Sunflower production of foundation seeds need an isolation distance of ________-




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  129. Sugar beet belongs to family ______




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  131. PASSCO stands for




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  133. In which province the only source of income is livestock grazing in range lands




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  135. Hot with cool winter is _______




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  137. A long severe winter with short summer is called




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  139. AZRI is stands for ____________-




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  141. Catchment is an area which ________________




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  143. The environment where an organism lived is called as




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  145. CCRI stands for______




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  147. Per acre seed rate of cotton is ______________




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  149. In cotton recommended row to row distance is ____________________




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  151. Delta of water for cotton is __________ acre inches




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  153. Which is the most important cereal crop of temperate region




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  155. One of the crop introduced from the new world to the old world is




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  157. The leguminous plants are important in agriculture because




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  159. Ratio of the crop yield to the amount of water utilized is called




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  161. Plants have no define limits of vegetative and reproductive growth are called as




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  163. The plants which are grown on stream banks are called as




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  165. Plants that can tolerate drought are called as




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  167. The role of boron and zinc has been recognized in which crop




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  169. In farming system cultivation of two or more crops is known as




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  171. In pulses the production if nucleus seed, minimum requirement of _________ plant progenies




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  173. Which described the use of letrazolium for assessing seed quality on the basis of topographical patterns




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  175. Who showed a positive correlation between tetrazolium staining and seed quality in soybeans




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  177. Who gave the formula for mean germination time




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  179. Among the cotton producing countries the position of China is




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  181. On the basis of cotton yield per hectare which of the following country occupies 2nd position




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  183. Major threat to cotton crop in Pakistan is




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  185. APTMA stands for




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  187. Cotton Plant have ________________ type of growth




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  189. In Bt cotton Bt stands for




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  191. Cotton is the ______________ season crop




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  193. The production branches of cotton are called ____________




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  195. Organic farming is a cropping system in which




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  197. Which one of the following is major fiber crop of Pakistan




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  199. Cotton Plant belongs to family




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