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Terminologies used in Agronomy

Terminologies used in Agronomy Written and compiled by: Ahmad Mahmood, Department of Agronomy, Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi. Email: ahmadmahmood91@gmail.com What is Agronomy? : Agronomy is the science of crop production. It incorporates the basic sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Geology, Microbiology, etc.) into an applied science which is …

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Land measuring Units

Land Measuring Units in PakistanKaram (کرم) 1 karam = 2 ft. steps = 5.5 ft. = 1.67 m1 sq. Karam = 5.5 x 5.5 ft. = (5.5)2 ft.2 = 30.25 ft.2 or1 sq. Karam = 1.67 x 1.67 m = (1.67)2 m2 = 2.679 m2 Marla (مرلہ)1 Marla = 9 …

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classification of crops on basis of Agronomy

CROP CLASSIFICATION BASED ON AGRONOMIC USE:The major agronomic crops are grouped according to their use. In this regards the crops can be classified into the follows:1. Cereal Crops (also known as Grain Crops)These are the grasses grown for their edible seeds. Examples include wheat, rice, maize, barley, oat, sorghum, millet …

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WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO)

WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION (WTO) Q.No. 1: What is World Trade Organization (WTO)? Ans . World Trade Organization is an international body that promotes and enforces trade laws and polices free trade agreements, oversee world trade practices and settle disputes among member states. It was established in 1994. When the members …

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AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SHORT QUESTIONS

AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION SHORT QUESTIONS (1)     What is Agricultural Extension? Ans:- The most logical, scientific and systematic method of disseminating new knowledge and skills to farmers to aid them in successfully adopting and making a more efficient use of their land and allied resources.   (2)     What is adult education?

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AGRI ECONOMICS SHORT QUESTIONS

AGRI ECONOMICS SHORT QUESTIONS 1. Econometrics. Social science in which the tools of economic theory, mathematics and statistical inference are applied to the analysis of economic phenomena. 2. Regression analysis. It is concerned with the study of dependence of one variable, the dependent variable, on one or more other variables, …

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VETERINARY SCIENCES SHORT QUESTIONS

VETERINARY SCIENCES SHORT QUESTIONS 1.             What is Vaccine? Ans:        It is a pathogenic organism that is killed or inactivated and injected to cause antibody production. 2.             What is the importance of Parasitology?   Ans:        Parasites compete with the animal for food and thus animal comes under a stress that directly …

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PLANT BREEDING AND GENETICS

PLANT BREEDING AND GENETICS DEFINITIONS Acrocentric chromosome: A chromosome whose Centromere lies very near one end. Active site: The part of an enzyme where actual enzymatic function is performed. Allele: Alternative form of a gene. Allelic exclusion: A process whereby only one immunoglobulin light chain and one heavy chain gene …

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Introduction to Horticulture

Horticulture 3.2 Divisions of horticulture 3.2.1 Floriculture 3.2.2 Landscape architeccture 3.2.3 Olericulture 3.2.4 Pomology 3.2.5 Post harvest handling 3.2.6 Arboriculture 3.2.7 Viticulture 3.3 Classifications and nomenclature 3.3.1 Plants and names 3.3.1 Systems for plant classification 3.3.1.1 Botanical classification

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