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46 . The bordeaux mixture was discovered in
1 1885
2 1875
3 1865
4 1855

Answer: 1885
47 NABARD was established in
1 1956
2 1966
3 1976
4 1986

Answer: 1986
48 MANAGE was established in
1 1986
2 1987
3 1988
4 1989

Answer: 1986
49 To be effective, extension works should be started from the
1 grassroot level
2 district level
3 state level
4 national level

Answer: grassroot level
50 In Ireland, the potato famine occurred in
1 1845
2 1945
3 1854
4 1645

Answer:1845
51 Maximum genetic diversity of crop plants occurs where agriculture is
1 modern
2 rainfed
3 primitive
4 subsistence

Answer:subsistence
52 Natural resistance of Phytophthora infestans in potato is present in
1 Solarium tuberosum
2 Solarium acaule
3 Solarium stoloniferum
4 Solarium demissum

Answer: catch crop
53 The gynophore of groundnut is commonly known as
1 peg
2 penrith
3 moradesph
4 ovale

Answer: peg
54 CIMMYT is working primarily for
1 cotton
2 maize
3 wheat
4 rice

Answer: maize
55 Indian Standard Institute was established in
1 1948
2 1945
3 1947
4 1946

Answer: 1947
56 The establishment of ICAR is based on the recommendation of
1 Famine Commission
2 Grow More Food Commission
3 Royal Commission of Agriculturet
4 Balwant Rai Mehta Commission

Answer:Royal Commission of Agriculture
57 The optimum temperature for rotting of jute is
1 21 °C
2 30 °C
3 40 °C
4 34 °C

Answer:34 °C
58 According to Levitt, which of the following ions is responsible for stomatal movement?
1 Fe2 +
2 K+
3 Zn2+
4 Na +

Answer:K+
59 In light phase of photosynthesis, there is formation of
1 ATP
2 NADPH2
3 carbohydrates
4 both ATP and NADPH 2

Answer: both ATP and NADPH 2
60 The isotope of carbon used extensively for studies in phytosynthesis is
1 12 C
2 14 C
3 13 C
4 16 C

Answer:14 C