This is the questions that were asked in the Agriculture Higher Grade Exam conducted by Government Technical Examination under Tamil Nadu Government
|Date of exam : 12/06/2014 |
Venue : 0301 - S. L. B Govt. Boys Higher Secondary School Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District
Medium : English or Tamil
Total marks : 100
Answer any FIVE questions only
All questions carry equal marks
I. a) Explain the Agro Climate Zones of Tamil Nadu. Mention the important crops grown in the different agro climate zones of Tamil Nadu.
b)Explain : i) Summer Plough ii) Shallow Plough iii) Deep Plough
c) Explain the cultivation practices of sugar cane.
II. a) Mention the properties of good seed.
b) Write short notes on i) Breeders seed ii)Foundation Seed iii) Certified Seed
c) What is seed treatment? Give its uses
III. a) Write a note on Beneficial Insects and harmful insects.
b)Describe the bad effects of insects
c) Describe the Integrated Pest Management
IV. a) Name agents causing disease on crops
b)Explain the damage symptoms caused by the Fungi, Bacteria and Virus.
V. Write short notes on
b) Bio Fertilizers
c) Green Manures
d) Green Leaf Manures
e) Organic Manures.
VI. a) Describe the Post Harvest Technology
b) Describe the various jobs (Harvesting Methods, cleaning, drying and storage methods) of post harvest tecehnology
VII. Explain the structure and working methods of the following implements:
a) Mould Board Plough
b) Mechanical Seed Drill
c) Levelling Board
VIII. a) Explain the sources of irrigation
b)Explain sprinkle irrigation method
c) Explain drop irrigation method
d) Explain furrow irrigation