General Agriculture

IBPS RRB CWE (IV) Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Mains Exam Paper 2015.

The paper contains 200 questions for 200 marks from sections Reasoning Numerical Ability General Awareness English / Hindi Language Computer Knowledge Some questions from the paper General Awareness As per the RBI annual report 2014-2015, how many metric tones of gold is held by the Central Bank? a. 292 b. 1000 c. 850 d. 145 …

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Windmill

Windmill and it’s parts Brill windmill, Buckinghamshire. A windmill is a mill that converts energy of wind into rotational energy by means of vanes called sails or blades. Centuries ago, windmills usually were used to mill grain (gristmill), pump water (windpumps), or both.The majority of modern windmills take the form of wind turbines used to generate electricity, or …

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Organic v/s Conventional farming

Organic Farming vs. Conventional Farming The differences between organic and conventional foods stem directly from the farming methods that were used during the food’s production. Many people are unaware of some of the differences between the two practices. Agriculture has a direct effect on our environment, so understanding what goes into our agriculture is important. …

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CHINAMPA AGRICULTURE

Chinampa Agriculture A long and narrow(in Mesoamerica) floating field on a shallow lake bed, artificially built up by layering soil, sediment, and decaying vegetation and used, especially by the Aztecs, to grow crops. Chinampa, also called floating garden, small, stationary, artificial island built on a freshwater lake for agricultural purposes. Chinampan was the ancient name for the southwestern …

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STRUCTURES OF ATMOSPHERE

The Structure of the Atmosphere – The Atmosphere can be divided into layers according to major changes in temperature. Due to the force of gravity most of the earth’s gases, in fact 99% can be found in the botom 32km.  Troposphere is 0 to 12 km  and contains 75% of the gases in the atmosphere. This is …

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TYPES OF IRRIGATION

There are three principle methods of irrigation viz. surface, sub surface and aerial, overhead or sprinkler irrigation. A.Surface irrigation :  4 types of irritation : (1) Flooding, (2) Bed or border method (Saras and flat beds), (3) Basin method (ring and basin) and (4) Furrow method (rides and furrows, broad ridges or raised beds) Flooding: It …

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Mitochondria – Definition, Function, Structure,

MITOCHONDRIA Definition : Mitochondria (singular: mitochondrion) are organelles within eukaryotic cells that produce adenosine triphosphate (ATP), the main energy molecule used by the cell. For this reason, the mitochondrion is sometimes referred to as “the powerhouse of the cell”. Mitochondria are found in all eukaryotes, which are all living things that are not bacteria or …

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Chloroplast – Definition, Function, Structure,

CHLOROPLAST  Definition: The chloroplast, found only in algal and plant cells, is a cell organelle that produces energy through photosynthesis . The word chloroplast comes from the Greek words khloros, meaning “green”, and plastes, meaning “formed”. It has a high concentration of chlorophyll, the molecule that captures light energy, and this gives many plants and algae a …

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List of KHARIF, RABI and ZAID Crops

KHARIF CROPS: (Short day plants)  JULY – OCTOBER Paddy  Maize Bajra Jowar Ragi Pigeon pea Green gram Black gram Soyybean Sesame Guar (Clustebean) Cowpea Groundnut Castor Cotton Sugarcane Turmeric Chilly Bitter gourd Bottle gourd Sponge gourd Brinjal Okra Tomato Fennel. RABI CROPS: (Long day plants)  OCTOBER – MARCH Wheat Barley Chick pea Linseed Mustard Oat Isabgol …

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Current facts of Agriculture..

GDP From Agriculture in India increased to 5722.27 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 from 3336.11 INR Billion in the third quarter of 2017. GDP From Agriculture in India averaged 4026.84 INR Billion from 2011 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 5722.27 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2017 and …

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