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Guide for Agricultural Competitive Examinations 3rd Revised Edition (PB)
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Maitry R. S., N. Pandey, A.P. Singh, R.K. Sharma
x+412p.,figs.,tabls., 25 cm
3rd Revised Edition
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Weight :  0 gms
Binding :  Paper Back
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2017
 

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ISBN: 9789351248200
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Price: Rs 345.00  

Agriculture created enormous job opportunities in teaching, research, extension, industries and various financial institutions, which are based on competitive examinations. This book covers all the agriculture related discipline. Large number of objective type questions appear in these examination. These questions call for quick answering for success within a specified short period of time. In the present book, a sincere effort has been made by authors to present the overview of concise and point wise information in most easy and understandable language.
This book serves as a guide to the students to test their knowledge in the field of agriculture as a whole. Special emphasis has been given to students appearing for various competitive examinations like post-graduate entrance examinations, AIEEA: ICAR-JRF/NTS (PGS), SAUs Entrance, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellowship (SRF), Agricultural Research Service (ARS), ICAR-National Eligibility Test (NET), SET, Civil Services, Agricultural Officers, Bank P.O. (Agriculture), ADO and Allied Agricultural Examinations conducted by different agencies.

Preface v
1. Historical and Current Innovations in Indian Agriculture 1
2. Agricultural Meteorology 27
3. Crop Production 41
A) Basic principles of crop production
B) Classification of crops and their origin
C) Soil and climatic requirements of field crops
D) Leading states in area, production and productivity of crops
E) General recommended fertilizer doses (N:P:K ratio)
F) Inflorescence of different crops
G) Fruit types and edible parts of different crops
H) Camparision between C3 and C4 plants
I) Oil percentage of oilseed crops
J) Recommended seed rate of field crops
K) Recommended planting geometry (spacing) of field crops L) Test weight of field crops
M) Mutant varieties of crops
N) Toxic substances found in different fodder and food crops
4. Modern Concepts of Tillage 61
5. Cultivation Practices of Crops 67
A) Cereals crops
B) Pulse crops
C) Oilseed crops
D) Fibre crops
E) Sugar crops
F) Fodder & forage crops
G) Commercial crops
H) Medicinal & aromatic plants
I) Fruit & vegetable crops
6. Irrigation Water Management 125
A) Concept of irrigation
B) Water resources in India
C) Scheduling of irrigation
D) Irrigation water measurement
E) Methods of irrigation
F) Concept of available soil moisture
G) Evapotranspiration
H) Water requirements of crops
I) Water use efficiency
J) Irrigation water quality
K) Agricultural drainage
7. Watershed Management 150
8. Weed Management 155
9. Dryland Agriculture 179
10. Soil and Water Conservation 185
11. Cropping and Farming Systems 205
12. Soil Science 211
A) Soil structure & texture
B) Soils of India
C) Soil fertility & productivity
D) Plant nutrients
E) Manures and fertilizers
F) Problematic soils
13. Genetics 249
A) Cell organelles
B) Mitosis and Meiosis
C) Mendelian genetics
14. Plant Physiology 255
A) Photosynthesis
B) Respiration and Photorespiration
C) Transpiration
15. Biochemistry 261
A) Carbohydrates
B) Protein
C) Nucleic acid
D) Enzymes
E) Vitamins
16. Plant Protection 267
A) Major pests of crops and their control measures
B) Major diseases of crops and their control measures
17. Agricultural Extension 279
18. Agricultural Statistics 285
A) Elements of Statistics
B) Principles of Field Experimentation
19. Agroforestry Systems 295
20. Organizational Set-Up of Agricultural Research,
Education and Extension 299
21. Numerical Problems 311
Syllabus for ICAR-AIEE A PG-2016 (Subject: 5:1: Agronomy/
Forage Production/5.2: Tea Husbandry) 319
Previous Years Solved Question Papers of JRF-Agronomy/
Horticulture/General Agriculture from ICAR (2009 to onwards
Memory Based) 323
References 411

Rakesh Kumar Sharma is Assistant Director of Agriculture, Bilaspur (C.G.). He has also worked as Assistant Seed Certification Officer in CGSSCA, Raipur (C.G.). Senior Surveillance Inspector and SRF in IGKV, Raipur. He has received his M.Sc. (Ag.) degree in 2008 in the field of Agronomy from IGKV, Raipur. He has published 6 books, many research papers and technical articles.
Dr. N. Pandey is Principal Scientist in the Department of Agronomy, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur. He received his B.Sc. (Ag.) and M.Sc. (Ag.) degrees from Jawahar Lal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur & Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He has published and presented more than 150 research papers in journals of repute and many technical bulletins for providing technologies to the farmers.
Dr. A.P. Singh is Principal Scientist in the Department of Agronomy, Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Raipur. He received his B.Sc. (Ag.) and M.Sc. (Ag.) degree from Jawahar Lal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur & Ph. D. from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He is well known for his work on farm and weed management.
Roop Singh Maitry is a Ph. D. Scholar in the Department of Water Science & Technology, I.A.R.I., New Delhi. He received his B. Sc. (Ag.) degree from College of Agriculture, Bilaspur (C.G) and M.Sc. degree from Department of Water Science & Technology, I.A.R.I., New Delhi.

   

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