Forest Rangers & ACF – Agriculture Syllabus, Qs Paper and Study Materials

ASSAM FOREST Dept - forest ranger - Assam exam
 APSC Assam Forest Rangers & Asst Conservator of Forests – GK Paper Study Materials
1. Assistant Conservator of Forests (AFS- Class-I) 25 Posts Advt. Details
2. Forest Rangers (AFS – Ranger Class) 50 Posts Advt. Details

Fortunately, the exam patterns for both the exams are exactly same and most probably the syllabus are also same.


Agriculture Optional Papers - Syllabus, Old Question Paper & Preparation Strategy

APSC has not released detailed syllabus for the Agriculture optional, exclusively for these exams, so we are assuming it will be similar to Syllabus of APSC CC(Prelim) Exam. 

Previous Year Questions – Agriculture Paper of C.C. Exam. (Prel.) 2015


Topics Study Materials, Books and Notes

Agriculture, its importance in national economy factors determining agroecological zone and geography distribution of crop plants.

Important crops of India, cultural practices for cereal pulses, oilseed, fibre, sugar and tuber crops and the scientific basis for these crop rotation, multiple and relay cropping intercropping and mixed cropping.

Soil as a medium of plant growth and its composition, mineral and organic constituents of the soil and their role in crop production, chemical, physical and microbiological properties of the soils essential plant nutrients, their functions, occurrence and cycling in soils, principles of soil fertility and its evaluation for judicious fertilizer use. Organic manures and bio-fertilizers, straight, complex and
mixed fertilizers manufactured and marketed in India.

Principles of plant physiology with reference to plant nutrition absorption, translocation and metabolism of nutrients. Diagnosis of nutrient deficiencies and their amelloration photosynthesis and respiration, growth and development auxins and harmones in plant growth.

Elements of Genetics and Plant breeding as applied to improvement of crops, development of plant hybrids and composites, important varieties, hybrids and composites of major crops.

Importants fruit and vegetable crops of India, the package of practices and their scientific basis, crop rotation, intercropping and companion crops, role of fruits and vegetables in human nutrition, post harvest handling and processing of fruits and vegetables.

Serious pests and diseases, affecting major crops principles of pest control, integrated control of pests and diseases, proper use and maintenance of plant protection equipments.

Principles of economics as applied to agriculture.

Farm planning and resource management for optional production, Farming systems and their role in regional economics.

Philosophy, objectives and principles of extension. Extension organisation at the stations and responsibilities. Methods of communication, Role of farm organisation in extension service.

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For Other Subjects, List of standard books will be updated soon….


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