Polyembryony | Agristudent.com
Polyembryony is the phenomenon of two or more embryos developing from a single fertilized egg. Due to the embryos resulting from the same egg, the embryos are identical to one another, but are genetically diverse from the parents. Examples of Polyembryony is observed in Citrus and Mango.
Seed | Agristudent.com
Seed is defined as fertilized, matured ovule consisting of an embryonic plant together with a store of food, all surrounded by a protective coat. A seed is a small embryonic plant enclosed in a covering called the seed coat, usually with some stored food. A typical seed includes three basic parts: (1) an embryo (2) a supply of nutrients for the embryo (3) a seed coat. Seed is the basic input in agriculture upon which other inputs are applied.
Soil | Agristudent.com
Introduction Soil is the most important media for agriculture Also read our other related articles SHC Classification of soils Soil Groups Of India importance and textural classes and many more…. Origin of term The term SOIL was derived from the Latin Word “SOLUM” Meaning FLOOR Definition It is a natural body composed of mineral and organic constituents, having a definite genesis and a distinct nature of its own It has evolved through weathering processes driven by biological, climatic, geologic, and topographic influence It is natural elements of weathered landscapes whose properties may vary spatially For scientific study, it is useful […]
Soil Science | Agristudent.com
Introduction Soil science is a very important branch of agriculture There is a seperate branch of study for almost every aspect in agricilture viz. Agronomy for study of cereal, pulses, millet crops, horticulture for study of fruit, vegetable and flower crops Plant pathology for study of plant diseases Plant entomology for study of insect pests of plants Microbiology for study of micro-organisms in agriculture Genetics and Plant biotechnology for study of genes and their applications Plant physiology for the study of processes of plants like photosynthesis, respiration etc Similarly, soil science studies the soil in relation to agriculture..! Also read […]
APEDA | Agristudent.com
Introduction Every country’s govt. has an institution totally devoted to the development of exports of that country. India also has such institution called APEDA Also read other related articles from our blog under ‘Agricultural Economics’ Category Money in Agriculture What is Agricultural credit? How it is classified? Indian Council of Agricultural Reasearch and many more… What is the Full form of APEDA? APEDA stands for – Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority. When was APEDA Established? It was established by the Government of India under the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act passed by the […]