Sorghum Daily One Liner Questions-48

Sorghum questions and answers

 Online studySorghum Daily One Liner Questions-48 AGRONOMY

 SORGHUM (JOWAR)

Questions Answers
1 Botanical name ? Sorghum bicolor
2 Family?

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Grammineae
3 Chromosome number ? 2n=20
4 Origin ? Africa
5 Type of flower? Panicle (head)
6 Type of fruit? Caryopsis
7 Sorghum are? Short day plant, C4 & Self pollinated
8 Also known as? Camel crop
King of coarse cereals
9 Seed rate? 8-12kg/ha
(Depth-3-4cm)
10 Seed rate of Jowar for fodder? 30-35kg/ha
11 Protein %? 10-12%
12 Climate required?

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Hot climate
13 Which cells are found in the leaves? Motor cell
14 Sugar % in sweet varieties? 17%
15 Jowar is exhaustive crop more nutrient absorbed from ? Soil



Questions Answers
16 Which species of Jowar are grown in India?  Durra & Guinea
17 Cropping area under Jowar cultivation ? 2.9%
18 Total Jowar irrigated area?

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9.6%
19 Productivity in India ? 8.89Q/ha
20 Production in 2016-17? 4.57MT
21 First hybrid variety? CSH-1 (1964)
22 Best high yielding variety of Rabi Season? M.35-1
23 Which gene responsible for male sterility? Tift-60
24 Varieties? Varsa
kafir-60
CSV1,2,3,4

25 Fodder varieties are? Pusa Chari-1,2.
Mp Chari.
Vidisha 60-1.

26 Harvesting is done at grain moisture percent ? 21-24 %
27 Grains​ Stored​ at moisture present ? 10-12%
28 In which crop there are no tillering? Sorghum
29 Which chemical present at knee stage? HCN/ prusic acid/ Dhurin
30 Dangerous diseases?
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Powdery mildew
Grain smut
Head smut
Long smut
Leaf rust
Sugary disease
31 Harmful insect-pest? Shoot fly
Sorghum midge
Ear Head bug
Red Spider

Updated: 2018-12-31 — 8:40 am

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