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Question number: 1

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Write short note on the following: Soil solarization and its use to control nematodes in soil (Paper 1, Section A)

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Defining soil solarization:

  • Soil solarization is a hydrothermal process which occurs in moist soil when covered by plastic film and heated by exposure to sunlight during the warm months.

  • The process changes physical, chemical, and biological properties and thereby improves soil health.

  • Soil solarization is a nonchemical method for controlling soil bor

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Question number: 2

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Citing suitable examples, explain how laxity is quarantine procedure can have disastrous effects.

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  • Plant quarantine is a type of prophylactic measure.

  • The prophylactic measure is preventive and includes protection of the host from exposure to the pathogen from infection or from environmental factors favourable to disease development.

  • Plant quarantine is a legal restriction to the national or international level on the trade of propagating material

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Question number: 3

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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Use of Bordeaux mixture? How is prepare. (Paper 2)

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  • Bordeaux is a type of inorganic fungicide. It is used before the infection of pathogenic fungus.

  • Also called bordo mix which h is mixture of copper sulphate and slaked lime.

  • Used in vineyards, fruit- farms and gardens that prevents infection from fungi.

  • Most commonly disease that happens due to fungi infection is down mildew, powdery mildew and many o

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Question number: 4

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Appeared in Year: 2015

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What do you mean by plant quarantine? (Paper 2)

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  • Plant quarantine is a legal restriction to the national or international level on the trade of propagating materials like seed tuber.

  • This is done to prevent the spread of diseases, the first quarantine Act was enforced in 1912 in USA.

  • In India destructive insect and pest act DIP act was passed by the government in 1914 and it has been amended from t

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