Write the principles of farm management. - Biology

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Write the principles of farm management.



Principles of farm management include the following points:

  1. Selection of high-yielding breeds.
  2. Understanding the feed requirements of farm animals.
  3. Supply of adequate nutritional sources for the animals.
  4. Maintaining the cleanliness of the environment.
  5. Maintenance of health with the help of veterinary supervision.
  6. Undertaking vaccination of programs.
  7. Development of high-yielding cross-bred varieties.
  8. Making various products and their preservation.
  9. Distribution and marketing of the farm produce.
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Chapter 11: Enhancement of Food Production - Exercises [Page 270]


Balbharati Biology 12th Standard HSC for Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 11 Enhancement of Food Production
Exercises | Q 3.5 | Page 270


In____________ , superior males of one breed are mated with superior females of another breed.

  1. out crossing
  2. cross breeding
  3. out breeding
  4. inbreeding

Mention any ‘two’ methods used to prevent spoilage of fish

Give economic importance of apiculture

State the objective of animal breeding.

Give an example of a new breed each of cattle and poultry.

If your family owned a dairy farm, what measures would you undertake to improve the quality and quantity of milk production?

What is apiculture? How is it important in our lives?

Give the economic importance of lac.

Explain the technique of multiple ovulation embryo transfer (MOET) in animal breeding.

What is inbreeding depression?

Explain the importance of "selection" during inbreeding in cattle

Suggest two disadvantages of inbreeding of cattle practice.

scientific term for an animal behaviour which benefits others but is of no advantage to itself.

What is pisiculture? Give one advantage.

What is artificial insemination? Mention two ways in which it is useful in the breeding of dairy animals

State the economic importance of lac culture.

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

 Which one of the following is an indigenous breed of dairy cows ?

Put a tick mark (✓) against the correct alternative in the following statement:

Which one of the following is a viral disease of poultry?

  1. Ranikhet disease
  2. Cholera
  3. Coryze
  4. Aspergillosis

Name the following:

Rearing of honey bee …..

Briefly explain the term Animal husbandry.

Briefly explain the term Pisciculture.

Define the term Domestication.

Define the term Poultry.

What is honey?

Name the two common diseases of animals.

How are the animals protected from diseases?

Suggest a method to overcome excessive inbreeding depression.

‘Rearing of sheep is a livestock’. Justify this statement.

Write a short note.

Agro-complementary business

Give the economic importance of fisheries. 

Answer in ‘one’ sentence : 

What is bioaccumulation? 

Enumerate any four essential features of good and effective poultry farm management practices.

Write a short note on Multiple Ovulation Embryo Transfer Technology. 

Answer the following question:
Beekeeping practice is a good income generating industry. Write the different points to be kept in mind for successful beekeeping. Write the scientific name of the most common Indian species used for the purpose.

Answer the following question.
A herd of cattle is showing reduced fertility and productivity. Provide one reason and one suggestion to overcome this problem.

Distinguish between the following

Marine Fishing and inland fishing

With very low investments ______ can be made into profitable venture for small farmers.

Fishing done in 20 - 30 miles away from the shore is known as ______.

______ is reared in the arid, semi-arid, and mountainous areas in Tamil Nadu.

______ is the best alternative for rearing in the marginal and undulating lands.

______ is also known as ‘poor man’s cow’.

districts lead in the Inland fish production.

Match the following:-

1. Rearing of birds (a) Apiculture
2. Rearing of honeybees (b) Horticulture
3. Rearing of silkworms (c) Poultry farming
4. Growing fruits (d) Sericulture

______ is also called inshore fishing or neritic fishing.

Give reasons for the following:

Livestock has remained an integral part of the socio-economic fabric of rural people.

In Multiple Ovulation Embryo Transfer, the cow is administered with ______ to induce follicular.

______ is the branch of agriculture.

Find out the correct sentence

  1. Hybridisation means crossing between genetically dissimilar plants
  2. Cross between two varieties is called as interspecific hybridisation
  3. Introducing genes of the desired character into a plant gives genetically modified crop
  4. Cross between plants of two species is called inter varietal hybridisation

Cattle husbandry is done for the following purposes

  1. Milk Production
  2. Agricultural work
  3. Meat production
  4. Egg production

Animal husbandry is the scientific management of

  1. animal breeding
  2. culture of animals
  3. animal livestock
  4. rearing of animals

Name two types of animal feed and write their functions.

Percentage composition of fibroin and sericin in silk is:

The world's highly prized yielding pashmina breed is:

Eri silkworm is grown on:

Which method is used to expose harmful recessive genes? 

In animal husbandry, if two closely related animals are mated for a few generations, it results in loss of fertility and vigour. Why is this so?

What is a layer?

Human proteins expressed in cattle milk.


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