Key to Success in Agriculture: Objective (MCQ's for JRF, SRF, NET & Other Competitive Exams)

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Scientific Publishers - Competition Tutor, May 1, 2017 - Technology & Engineering - 358 pages

 The knowledge on Agriculture is continuously improved, updated, and disseminated. It is also important that the review and inventory of the ‘State of the Art’ in agriculture objectives questions and best practices should be shared widely among agriculture practitioners, educators and scholars. Through Competitive Examinations, there is direct recruitment for admission and high position in our education system; the pattern followed is M.C.Q’s or Objective type questions in such examinations.

The book is a repository of more than 6,000 objective questions; which calls for quick answering for success within a specified period in the examinations. A sincere effort has been made by different authors to present them in most easy, short and understandable language for the benefit of students, teachers and those who are interested in Agriculture and Agricultural Extension.

Majorly, all different aspects of Agriculture Discipline are provided in the book, which are a part of various Agricultural Universities syllabi. This book will be of great service, to the students aiming for higher level competitive examination such as NET, ARS, JRF, SRF, UG and PG entrance examinations.


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3 Agron 23 Field CropsII Rabi Dr V B Bhalu
4 Agron 35 Weed Management Dr R K Mathukia
5 Agron 57 Water Management including Micro Irrigation Dr PK Chovatia
6 Agron 69 Farming Systems and Sustainable Agriculture Dr PK Chavatia
7 Agron 68 Organic Farming Dr RK Mathukiya Dr VB Bhalu
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37 BSC 16 Introductory Botany Dr VJ Bhatiya Dr Rajiv Kumar
38 BSC 28 Growth and Development of Horticultural Crops Dr SB Chaudhari
39 NRMH 23 Environmental Sciences Dr VJ Bhatiya Dr Chandrakant Singh
40 FRT 36 Principles of Genetics Cytogenetics Dr Lata J Raval
41 FRT 44 Principles of Plant Breeding Dr Rajivkumar

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12 AgMet 82 Remote Sensing Geographical Information System GIS andLand Use Planning LUP Dr MC Chopada Dr VB Bhallu
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25 Ag Ent 64 Pests of Horticultural Crops and their Management Dr MF Acharya
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29 PBG 33 Principles of Plant Breeding Dr DR Mehta
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31 PBG 44 Breeding FieldHorticulture Crops Dr NB Patel
32 PlPhy 42 Crop Physiology II Dr LK Sharma
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B.N. Kalsariya

Dr. Bavbhai Nayabhai Kalsariya, born in 1966 at Talgajarda of Bhavnagar district of Gujarat State, a recipient of B.Sc. (Agri.), M. Sc. in Extension Education with first class in Gujarat Agricultural University and Ph. D. with first class in Junagadh Agricultural University. He has through brilliant academic record with area of specialization in Extension Education. At present, Dr. Bavbhai Nayabhai Kalsariya is working as Assistant Professor; Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat since 2012, with twenty two (22) Years of U.G., P.G. and agricultural school teaching experience at college of Agriculture. He has served and contributed in agricultural education, research and extension for 22 years. He has guided three (3) students for M.Sc. (Agri) and one (1) Ph.D. student. He has over thirty five (35) publications in national and international journals. He has attended 45 National and International Conferences, Seminar, Workshops, Training and Symposiums etc. He has published more than 1150 Popular Articles, three (3) Books, two (2) book chapters and 53 editing the books for farming communities etc. He is a recipients of GAAS Award -2014 (given by Gujarat Association for Agricultural Sciences, Ahmedabad.), three (3) posters presentation award and one (1) oral paper presentation award in discipline of Agricultural extension. He has Participation/organization of 62 agriculture fair (Krushi Mela), Organization of 281 farmers group meetings (Ratri Kedut Sabha) at various villages, Organization of 215 agricultural exhibitions at various villages to expose new farm technology in rural area, Provide on the spot 1161 guidance to the farmers / visitors regarding agril. problems at this campus, Organization of 16 special Seminars/ Symposiums/ Workshop (for farmers, Farm women, Extension workers / Staff ) Programmes at Sardar Smruti Kendra, JAU, Junagadh.

P.R. Kanani

Dr. P.R. Kanani Born on 1st April 1957. He obtained B.Sc. (Agri.) from N.M. College of Agriculture, Navsari and M.Sc. (Agri.) Extension Education from B.A. College of Agriculture, Anand with the recipient of I.C.A.R. Fellowship in the year 1982. He did Ph.D. (1988) from College of Agriculture, Junagadh. All the degrees he obtained from the Gujarat Agricultural University. Dr. Parshotambhai Ranchodbhai Kanani is working as Professor and Head; Department of Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture, Junagadh Agricultural University, Gujarat since 2006, with thirty three (33) Years of U.G. and P.G. teaching experience at college of Agriculture. He has served and contributed in agricultural education, research and extension for 33 years. He has guided eighteen (18) students for M.Sc. (Agri) and five (5) Ph.D. students. He has over sixty three (63) publications in national and international journals. He has attended 25 National and International Conferences, Seminar, workshops and Symposiums etc. He has published 35 Popular Articles, Books and (Including book chapters) etc. He is a recipients of Sipani Krishi Anusandhan Farm Award -2007 (Asian Agri History Foundation), I.C.A.R. (J.R.F.) Award for M.Sc. (Agri.), GAAS Award, SRISTI Award. He was called as "Invited speaker" in the World Summit 2002 (WSSD) at Johannesburg by UNESCO and ICSU which took place during 26th Aug to 4th Sep.2002. He was also called as "Invited speaker" in the International Conference on "Bridging Scales and Epistemologies: Linking Local Knowledge with Global Science in Multi-scale Assessment" by Millennium Ecosystem Assessment, Penang. Malaysia at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Alexandria, Egypt which took place during March 17-20, 2004. He was called as “Invited speaker” for presenting his paper on "Indigenous Knowledge System in Saurashtra" in Asia- Regional Workshop organized by Center for Indian Knowledge System (CIKS), Chennai and Foundation for Revitalization of Local Health Traditions (FRLHT), Bangalore on Traditional knowledge System and Their Current Relevance and Applications July 3–5, 2006 at BANGALORE.

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