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Basics of Agriculture

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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Agri – Engineering

Definitions & Short Questions Q No. 1: What is the Turbine Pair? Answer: A pair of blade rings consisting of fixed ring and moving ring is known as    turbine pair. Q No. 2: Write the name of steam turbine.Answer: 1)    Impulse Turbine 2)    Reaction Turbine

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Entomology

Taxonomy The theory and practice of classifying organisms. Phenon Terms used for different forms of phenotype that may occur within a single population. Taxon A group  of real organisms recognized  a formal unit any level of higher archy classification.

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Plant Pathology

  What is Plant Pathology? Plant Pathology is defined as the study of the organisms and environmental conditions that cause disease in plants, the mechanisms by which this occurs, the interactions between these causal agents and the plant (effects on plant growth, yield and quality), and the methods of managing …

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Horticulture

  What is Horticulture? Horticulture is the industry and science of plant cultivation. Horticulturists work and conduct research in the disciplines of plant propagation and cultivation, crop production, plant breeding and genetic engineering, plant biochemistry, and plant physiology. The work particularly involves fruits, berries, nuts, vegetables, flowers, trees, shrubs, and …

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Soil Sciences

Soil science : It is a science, which deals with soils and natural resource on the surface of earth, including chemical, biological and fertility properties of soil and these properties in relation to their management for the growth of plants to clean the environment.

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Agronomy

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 the foundation for most agriculture.

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