Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
1Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Syllabus Outline Prelim ARS

Syllabus Outline Prelim ARS

Ratings: (0)|Views: 15 |Likes:
Published by karthivisu2009
NET
NET

More info:

Published by: karthivisu2009 on Oct 23, 2010
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

12/24/2012

pdf

text

original

 
Brief Syllabus OutlineForPrelim ARS/NET Examination(Objective Type Questions)Agricultural Scientists Recruitment BoardKrishi Anusandhan Bhavan, Pusa,New Delhi – 110 012February – 2010
(Objective questions shall also be drawn from thedetailed subject syllabus of ARS MainExamination)
 
INDEX
S.No. ARS Disciplines Page No.
1.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1
I. AGRICULTURAL SCIENCESPart A : (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE)
History of agricultural development in India. Current production utilization and growth trends of agricultural commodities in India and abroad. Current issues, constraints, mitigation strategies,developmental programmes, legislations, frontier research areas, infrastructural development,plant genetics and breeding science developments, genetic engineering, biotechnology and GMcrops. Agricultural microbiology, plant physiology, pest and disease science research anddevelopment. Status of Indian horticulture, fruits, vegetables, floriculture, post –harvest qualityissues, value chain, quality seed production. Seed certification laws, hybrid technology,quarantine and SPS issues, plant genetic resources, plant variety protection (IPRs). biodiversityand Nano-biotechnology. Bioinformatics.
Part B :
 
1. CROP IMPROVEMENT
 General Genetics. Mendelian inheritance, Genome organization, cytogenetics, reproductivesystems, plant breeding traditional and contemporary methods. Plant classification, descriptionand economic use of field crops. Evolution, biometrical and population genetics.Biotechnological tools for crop improvement, plant genetic resources, regulatory system,conservation, utilization, crop husbandry, seed biology, seed processing, seed quality control,seed production methods, seed storage, health, growth of seed industry, seed certification andseed laws
2. CROP PROTECTION
Pests, diseases and abiotic agents causing losses. Systematics, morphology, embryology,ecology, toxicology, modern approaches of management of pest and diseases; IPM of importantpests, diseases, nematodes and others organisms attacking crop plants and vectors of plantdiseases. Useful organisms- Honey bees and bee keeping, lack insect and silk worm. mycologyand plant pathology, plant bacteriology, virology, abiotic diseases: diagnostics, epidemiology,forecasting, principles of plant pathology and diseases management. Plant Nematology: ecology,techniques, plant–nematode relationships, nematode, physiology, cytology and management,Pesticides: groups, mode of action, application methods and pesticide interactions. Host plantresistance and biological control.

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->