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NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science chapter 15 - Improvement in Food Resources [Latest edition]

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Chapter 15: Improvement in Food Resources

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Intext Questions [Page 204]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 204]

Intext Questions | Q 1 | Page 204

What do we get from cereals, pulses, fruits and vegetables?

Intext Questions [Page 205]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 205]

Intext Questions | Q 1 | Page 205

How do biotic and abiotic factors affect crop production?

Intext Questions | Q 2 | Page 205

What are the desirable agronomic characteristics for crop improvements?

Intext Questions [Page 206]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 206]

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What are macro-nutrients and why are they called macro-nutrients?

Intext Questions | Q 2 | Page 206

How do plants get nutrients?

Intext Questions [Page 207]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 207]

Intext Questions | Q 1 | Page 207

Compare the use of manure and fertilizers in maintaining soil fertility.

Intext Questions [Page 208]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 208]

Intext Questions | Q 1 | Page 208

Which of the following conditions will give the most benefits? Why?

(a) Farmers use high-quality seeds, do not adopt irrigation or use fertilizers.

(b) Farmers use ordinary seeds, adopt irrigation and use fertilizer.

(c) Farmers use quality seeds, adopt irrigation, use fertilizer and use crop protection measures.

Intext Questions [Page 209]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 209]

Intext Questions | Q 1 | Page 209

Why should preventive measures and biological control methods be preferred for protecting crops?

Intext Questions | Q 2 | Page 209

What factors may be responsible for losses of grains during storage?

Intext Questions [Page 210]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 210]

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Which method is commonly used for improving cattle breeds and why?

Intext Questions [Page 211]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 211]

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Discuss the implications of the following statement:-

“It is interesting to note that poultry is India’s most efficient converter of low fibre food stuff (which is unfit for human consumption) into highly nutritious animal protein food.”

Intext Questions [Page 211]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 211]

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What management practices are common in dairy and poultry farming?

Intext Questions | Q 2 | Page 211

What are the differences between broilers and layers and in their management?

Intext Questions [Page 213]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 213]

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How are fish obtained?

Intext Questions | Q 2 | Page 213

What are the advantages of composite fish culture?

Intext Questions [Page 213]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Intext Questions [Page 213]

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What are the desirable characters of bee varieties suitable for honey production?

Intext Questions | Q 2 | Page 213

What is pasturage and how is it related to honey production?

Exercises [Pages 214 - 215]

NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science Chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources Exercises [Pages 214 - 215]

Exercises | Q 1 | Page 214

Explain any one method of crop production which ensures high yield.

Exercises | Q 2 | Page 214

Why are manures and fertilizers used in fields?

Exercises | Q 3 | Page 214

What are the advantages of inter-cropping and crop rotation?

Exercises | Q 4 | Page 214

What is genetic manipulation? How is it useful in agricultural practices?

Exercises | Q 5 | Page 215

How do storage grain losses occur?

Exercises | Q 6 | Page 215

How do good animal husbandry practices benefit farmers?

Exercises | Q 7 | Page 215

What are the benefits of cattle farming?

Exercises | Q 8 | Page 215

For increasing production, what is common in poultry, fisheries and bee-keeping?

Exercises | Q 9 | Page 215

How do you differentiate between capture fishing, mariculture and aquaculture?

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Chapter 15: Improvement in Food Resources

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NCERT solutions for Class 9 Science chapter 15 - Improvement in Food Resources

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Concepts covered in Class 9 Science chapter 15 Improvement in Food Resources are Improvement in Crop Yields, Improvements in Food Resources, Crop Variety Improvement, Crop Production Improvement, Crop Protection Management, Methods to Replenish Nutrients in Your Soil, Manuring (Biomanuring), Fertilizers, Irrigation, Types of Irrigation, Animal Husbandry (Livestock), Dairy Farming, Poultry Farming, Pisciculture (Fish Farming), Apiculture (Bee Farming).

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