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Daily One Liner Questions-62 TOBACCO(2) & CASTOR

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Questions Answer
1 Important practices in tobacco cultivation?
2 Removal of flower head either alone or with few top leaves from the plant known as? Topping
3 Remove of suckers from tobacco known as? De-suckering
4 Main aim of topping and de-suckering operations in tobacco field ? Divert the energy & Nutrient head to leaves
5 Removing moisture from leaves without affecting Aroma, Colour and Texture of tobacco known as ? Curing
6 Common methods of curing are? Flue curing
Air cooling
Fire curing
Sun curing
7 Stage of flue curing are? Yellowing (30-40 hours)
Fixing colour (16-24 hours)
Drawing (28-42 hours)
8 Harvesting methods of tobacco are? 1)Priming
2)Stalk cut method
9 Removing 2-4 fairly mature leaves from each plant. when they are mature with the help of apical knife in regular ascending order? Priming
10 In Tobacco Priming comes after?
Tabacum-120-130 Days

Rustica-90-105 Days
11 Tobacco production in 2014-15 in India? 8.4 Lakh/tonnes
12 Highest tobacco producing country? China (3rd India)


Questions Answers
1 Botanical name ? Ricinus communis
2 Family?( Euphorbiaceae
3 Chromosome no.? 2n=40
4 Origin of castor ? Africa
5 Sowing time of castor ? June-July
6 Oil % in castor ? 45%
7 Suitable temperature for cultivation ? 20-27°C
8 Seed rate of castor ? 15kg/ha
9 Castor inflorescence known as ? Raceme
10 Castor fruit known as ? Capsule
11 Which chemical found in Castor ? Ricinoleic
12 The toxicity of raw castor beans is due to presence of ? Ricin
13 Castor susceptible for ? Frost
14 Caster Plant ? Monocious
15 Castor used for ? Medicinal use (Soft laxative)
16 Which process is used to increase castor growth? ? Nipping
17 Famous varieties of castor?
Aruna, Sobhagya,
Girija, Rojo
18 Host plant of Eri silk insect ? Castor
19 Production of castor ? 20-25 Q/ha
20 Highest castor producing country .? India
21 Highest castor producing state of India ? Gujarat


  1. Very useful thank u so much.. pls keep doing

  2. Sir pls give information about agriculture implements

  3. Agricultural engineering questions one linear provide sir

  4. Sir plz horticulture crop & vegetable crops seed rate & spacing.

  5. Sir plz horticulture & vegetable crops seed rate & spacing..

  6. sir please agril.engg.ka syllabus bhi thoda thoda kar ke kavar kijiye....and thanks for these questions..

  7. Sir we need notes on Agricultural engineering ...

  8. Sir Agricultural engineering ,and forestry ..important

  9. Sir plz provide so agriculture question

  10. Pls post some more one liner questions ... updates so slow


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