Crop Production and Management
Crop Production and Management Class 8 NCERT
What you will learn
Crop Productions and Management Part 1
Q.1 :Select the correct word from the following list and fill in the blanks. float, water, crop, nutrients, preparation
Q.2 : Match items in column A with those in column B.
Q.3: Give two examples of each.
(a) Kharif crop
(b) Rabi crop
Q.4. Write a paragraph in your own words on each of the following.
(a) Preparation of soil (b) Sowing (c) Weeding (d) Threshing
Q.5. Explain how fertilisers are different from manure.
Q.6:- What is irrigation? Describe two methods of irrigation which conserve water.
Q.7:- If wheat is sown in the kharif season, what would happen? Discuss.
Q.8:- Explain how soil gets affected by the continuous plantation of crops in a field.
Q.9:- What are weeds? How can we control them?
Q.10:- Arrange in proper order
Q.1: Leguminous plants do not require nitrogenous fertilisers. Why?
Q.2 : Why farmers in Northern India grow legumes as fodder in one season and wheat in the next season?
Q.3: Define animal husbandry. Give some examples of animal husbandry.
Q.4: You may have seen grains kept on the terrace. Can you suggest a reason? Or
Why is it necessary to dry grains before storing them?
Q.5: What do you mean by a crop? Give examples.
Q.6: Define Kharif crops.
Q.7: Define Rabi crops.
Q.8: What is seed drill?
Q.9: What is soil fertility?
Q.10: Despite favourable climatic conditions, a farmer’s crop failed to give good yield. Give the possible reasons for this.
Q.11: What are organic foods?
Q.12 : What do you mean by Harvesting?
Q.13: What are weeds? How the seeds of weeds spread? Why their removal is necessary?
Q.14 : What do you mean by winnowing?
Q.15: What do you mean by Granaries?
Q.16 : Why manure is added to soil?
Q.17: What are the seven steps of agriculture?
Q.18 : What do you mean by Tilling?
Q.19 : What are various special festivals associated with the harvest seasons?
Q.20 : Name the medium in which plants grow.
Q.21 : Explain modern methods of irrigation in brief.
Q.22 : How are manures prepared by the farmers?
Q.23 :Name the two fertilizers containing nitrogen and other containing phosphorous.
Q.24: Why is excessive irrigation harmful to the crops?
Q.25: Why should we grow seeds in moist soil?
Q.26: Why do we need to irrigate fields well before sowing seeds?
Q.27: What are the steps involved in soil preparation?
Q.28: What is crop rotation and why is it important?
Q.29: How are grains stored and protected?
Q.30: Mention names of any two fertilizers.
Q.31: What are Granaries?
Q.32: What are Silos?
Q.33: Why is it necessary to sow seeds at appropriate depth and distance?
Q.34: What is Humus?
Q.35: Difference between threshing and winnowing.