Conceptual Objective Agriculture Volume-2 : For Civil Service Exam, JRF, SRF, NET, BHU, UG, PG and Other Competitive Exams

R. K. Rout, Srujani Behera, Chandana Behera


Agriculture is a technical subject in the sense that it requires deep knowledge and interest in farming and other allied activities. Most of the civil service aspirants have been inclined to agriculture as an optional subject for
remarkable success in the recent past years to be ahead of the competition. The present book entitled to “Conceptual Objectives in Agriculture, Vol.-II is prepared by eminent Professors as per their areas of expertise for
materializing the aim of the aspirants. It is especially meant for Civil Service Exam as it is created conceptually inclusive of the entire course curriculum of Agriculture. The civil service aspirants will definitely get more benefits by using this book as it is presented in a simple, conceptual and in lucid style for quick understanding and also there is no parallel book till now to cover all the syllabi of civil service exam. It is equally meant for all the semesters of UG and PG, JRF, SRF, NET, BHU and Other Competitive Exams. This book covers 11 chapters
likely Plant Breeding and Genetics, Plant Pathology, Seed Science and Technology, Plant Biotechnology and Crop Physiology. Next volume will cover the rest subjects of Agriculture. We and our Mentors have made every effort to deal with all the chapters comprehensively and in simple words for quick understanding. At the start of the each chapter, learning objectives are incorporated for understanding the details of the chapter & also question bank has been prepared at the end of every chapter to provide an overview.

 Fundamentals of Genetics
 Fundamentals of Plant Breeding
 Crop Improvement – I (Kharif crops)
 Crop Improvement – II (Rabi crops)
 Intellectual Property Rights
 Fundamentals of Plant Pathology
 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-I
 Diseases of Field and Horticultural Crops and their Management-II
 Plant Biotechnology
 Principles of Seed Technology
 Fundamentals of Crop Physiology