|Description: modern equipments in agriculture|
|Number of Questions: 59|
|Created by: Jatin Goyal|
|Tags: crop production and management human food and food production fertility of the soil agricultural management production of food from plants food production and management modern agriculture biology|
Conservation tillage is :
Which of the methods of ploughing is mostly practised?
Ploughing is the method of sowing seeds, cutting furrows and turning the soil. It is done by the tool called plough. Ploughing by halai making is the method which is most practiced. It is the easiest method of ploughing.
The working efficiency per day of deshi plough is
Plough is a tool which is used by the farmers for cultivation of the soil, planting for the sowing of seeds and turning over the soil and cut furrows. The tool is pulled by oxen or tractors through the ground in order to prepare furrows on the land.
Which of the following does not affect the draft of ploughs?
Plough is a tool which is used by the farmers for cultivation of the soil, planting for the sowing of seeds and turning over the soil and cut furrows. The tool is pulled through the ground in order to prepare furrows on the land. Draft of the plow does not affect the length of furrows.
What is the percentage of carbon in wrought iron?
Harrow is drawn by
A harrow is an implement for breaking up and smoothing out the surface of the soil. Harrows were originally drawn by draft animals, such as horses, mules, or oxen. In modern practice, they are almost always drawn by tractor-mounted implements.
Which of the following is one (single) handed soil turning plough?
The main function of cultivator is
The disadvantage of hoe to humans as presented by some individuals is____________
Which of the following is a type of plough?
Different types of agricultural hoe are __________
Agriculture Hoe is a long handle with thin, flat blade tool, which is used to dig the surface of the ground, pick out the weeds etc. Draw hoes are used to remove weeds without moving the mound soil and Scuffle hoes are used to cut the root of weeds easily and cultivate the soil. Thus, the correct option is B.
The ................. plough will not invert or turn the soil.
Which of the following plough does not make use of animals or machines?
Which of the following hoe is used for shaping of soil?
Name the plough mainly used for planting potatoes and scallions.
Hoes are also used for________________
Repeated ploughing is advantageous for______________
Cultivators can be used instead of _________________________
Sugarcane juice is extracted .......... (%) from canes through bullock-drawn cane-crusher.
Extraction of juice from sugarcane by crushing the cane can be done either by bullock-operated can crusher or in power-operated cane crushers. 60-65% sugarcane juice can be extracted by using bullock-operated cane-crusher.
Agricultural tractors generally have a horsepower (HP) of
The mould-board of a tractor drawn soil turning plough is the type of
Plough is a tool which is used by the farmers for cultivation of the soil, planting for the sowing of seeds and turning over the soil and cut furrows. Soil turning plows are generally made of iron and is drawn by tractors.
So, the correct option is 'High speed'.
Tillage is a method of preparing land for growing the crops. It includes ploughing of land, keeps the land free from weeds, makes the soil leveled, and in preparation of the soil.
Which of the following tool is used for measuring the draft of agricultural implements?
(A) Dynamometer- It is an instrument/device used for measuring mechanical force or power transmitted by a rotating shaft. For example, it is used to calculate the power produced by a motor or an engine in agricultural fields
Which of the following 'hoe' is bullock drawn?
The purpose of tillage is/are
Tillage is the agricultural preparation of soil by mechanical agitation of various types, such as digging, stirring, and overturning. The purpose of tillage is multi-fold. Tillage serves to
Soil turning plough makes the furrow of which type (shape)?
Which one of the following work is not done by scrappers?
Scrapper is a hand tool generally used to scrap metals from the surface. It is generally used for leveling of soil, making irrigation channels, making ridges, to turn the surface.
Patela is used for
Patela is the long rectangular, heavy, plank which is made up of locally available wood, sometimes extra weight is added to the planks by placing stones on it during used in field. It is used to smoothening, levelling and shaping the field surface. Thus, the correct option is B.
Which of the following is not a secondary tillage implement?
Secondary tillage is used to improve the seedbed by increased soil pulverization, to conserve moisture through the destruction of weeds, and to cut up crop residues. It is accomplished by use of various types of harrows, rollers, or pulverizers, and tools for mulching and fallowing.
In our country, for the manufacturing of agricultural tools, wood is the most commonly used material because
Short Answer Questions :
Briefly mention the uses of the following implements :
The process of loosening and turning of soil is called as
The process of loosening and turning of soil is called as tilling or ploughing. This is done by using a plough. It improves the soil quality by increasing aeration. It control the weeds. Therefore, option C is correct.
Which of the following tools would a farmer use to remove weeds from the field?
Weeds are unwanted, unattractive and troublesome plants.
The plough is used to loosen and aerate the soil leaving crop residue at the top of the soil. Therefore, option B is incorrect.
Axe is used to cut perennial, woody plants to harvest wood for various purposes. Therefore, option C is incorrect.
Cultivators are used to break large clods of soil. Therefore, option D is incorrect.
Hoe is used to slice weeds by skimming it just under the soil surface using a sweeping motion. Therefore, option A is correct.
Iron plough came into use around
Plough was developed around
Match the following:-
|List I||List I|
|III.||Drip system||C.||Separation of grain and chaff|
|IV.||Weeds||D.||Separation of seeds and chaff|
Which of the following describes the advantage of ploughing ?
Ploughing is the method which helps in the loosening of the soil to aerate the soil. It allows space for the penetration of the roots of the crop plants. The aeration helps the plants to respire properly and there is the eradication of the weeds. This movement of the soil helps in the growth of the beneficial soil bacteria.
Soil compaction problems are reduced by .......... tillage.
Zone tillage is the disturbance and loosening of an area of soil between two counter-blades. It is a cross between high-performance crop production and soil health, benefiting the environment. It is done by using narrow profile-blades.
Which of the following tillage provides rough surface to the soil?
The process which is takes place of after the last harvesting. Ploughs are used for primary tillage. It is done when the soil is wet enough for ploughing. It can be done immediately after harvest or before the wet season.
What are the negative impacts of tilling on soil?
Tillage of crop affects the soil quantity. It disrupts the soil structure and leads to soil erosion and eutrophication. Tillage also reduces crop residue. It leads to the destruction of the crop.
Which of the following are human powered tilling methods to prepare soil?
The process of digging the field with the help of a hoe is called hoeing. Hoe is a long-handled thin bladed tool which is usually used to break the surface of ground, remove weeds, scrape the land etc.
Which of the following seed drills are used for sowing ?
(A) A tiphan is a type of seed drill used for sowing seeds. It is a three-bladed seed drill.
............... is used for spraying pesticide.
(A) A spray pump is used to spray liquids like pesticides, insecticides, herbicides etc. The head has a trigger lever which activates the pump which is attached to a plastic tube.
A plank is used to break the crumbs into
Depending upon the animals available on a farm, ploughing is done using horses and camels to pull ploughs. A plank is used to break the crumbs into fine soil. The next step is to level the soil with the help of a leveller.
What are furrows?
Ploughs are drawn by___________
Cultivators make use of ................ for their working.
A cultivator is a type of farm implement used for secondary tillage. Cultivators are usually either self-propelled or drawn as an attachment behind either a two-wheel tractor or four-wheel tractor.
A cultivator is any of several types of farm implement used for secondary tillage. Cultivators are not driven using cattles they are machines which do not need animals to make them work.
Tool used for removal of weed is called as________________
Hoes are used for digging of soil in case of___________________
Which among the following tools saves labour and time?
Name the tool used for scraping of soil.
(A) Hoe- It is a tool which is used for digging and weeding made of a thin metal blade and a long handle. It is also used to break up the surface of the ground.
Which of the following wood is not used for making handle of spade?
Mulching is a process that helps in
Mulch is a protective layer of a material layered on top of soil. Mulch can be made of organic materials such as grass, straw, bark, etc. They can also be inorganic such as stones, brick pieces and plastic. Mulching prevents water evaporation from soil hence leads to moisture conservation. Thus, the correct answer is option C.
.......... is the first step to be followed before growing a crop.
A.Preparation of soil - it is bed to grow or cultivate soil.
In agriculture, .......... is used for weeding and plowing, .......... is used for weeding and sowing and ........... is used for harvesting of crops. Here the implements are respectively
1) In agriculture ploughing is process of turning up of the soil before sowing to increase the soil fertility.
3) Harvesting is the process of gathering a ripe crop from the fields.