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HPPSC HDO Syllabus 2018

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HPPSC Horticulture Development Officer Syllabus 2018 Pdf

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HPPSC HDO Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018 – Credentials

Organization Name Himachal Pradesh Public Service Commission (HPSSC)
 Vacancies In Number 71 Vacancies
Post Name Horticulture Development Officer Posts
Application Start Date 02 Oct 2018
Application End Date 21 Oct 2018
Selection Process  Screening test/ Examination/ Personality test
Application Mode Online Process
Category   Syllabus
Job Location Himachal Pradesh
Official website www.hppsconline.in

HPPSC Horticulture Development Officer Exam Pattern

Subjects Questions Duration
Essential Qualification (Technical Subject) 80 Questions 2 Hours
General Knowledge of National Level/ International Level 10 Questions
General Knowledge of Himachal Pradesh 10 Questions

HPPSC Horticulture Development Officer Syllabus

UNIT- I

PRINCIPALS OF HORTICULTURE

  • Scope and importance of horticulture
  • The scenario of horticulture industry in the regional,
  • National and global economy
  • Area and production
  • Horticultural therapy and etc.
  • Export and import
  • Nutritive value of horticultural crops

UNIT – II

PROPAGATION AND NURSERY TECHNIQUES OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS

  • Sexual propagation,
  • Factors influencing seed germination
  • Seed dormancy and methods to overcome the dormancy
  • Polyembryony,
  • Principles,
  • Growing structures
  • Media
  • Management of fruit nursery.
  • Portrays
  • Containers
  • Advantages, and Disadvantages
  • Apomixis,

UNIT – III

GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS

  • Important phases of growth and development
  • Canopy development: Different stages of growth,
  • Leaf Area Index (LAI)
  • Definitions,
  • Optimum LAI in horticultural crops.
  • Photosynthetic productivity,
  • Growth curves and etc.

UNIT – IV

BREEDING OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS

  • Scope and importance of plant breeding in horticultural crops
  • Breeding systems and objectives
  • Modes of Reproduction
  • Mechanisms of pollination control,
  • Effect of Mating systems.
  • Sterility, and Incompatibility
  • Plant genetic resources

HORTICULTURE (DEGREE STANDARD)

UNIT- I

FUNDAMENTALS OF HORTICULTURE

  • Scope and importance
  • Area and production
  • Nutritive value of Horticultural Crops
  • National and regional agencies involved in the promotion of the Horticultural Industry in India (NHB, APEDA, and Commodity Boards).
  • State,
  • The national and Global scenario of horticultural crops
  • Horticultural zones of Tamil Nadu and India
  • Import and Export

UNIT – II

GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS

  • Important phases of growth and development
  • Biennial perennial (woody and herbaceous perennials)
  • External and internal factors associated with unfruitfulness
  • Annual,
  • Bearing habits
  • Fruitfulness and unfruitfulness
  • Classification of horticultural crops based on life cycle
  • Physiology of flowering.

UNIT – III

PROPAGATION OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS

  • Establishment of the nursery
  • Humidifiers
  • Tools and implements propagation structures
  • Mist chamber,
  • Media and containers
  • Site selection
  • Polytunnels,
  • Greenhouse
  • Glasshouse,
  • Cold frames and hotbeds,
  • Pit Nursery
  • Definition
  • Phytotron
  • Glasshouse
  • Poly house
  • Shade net,
  • Propagation
  • Soil sterilization

UNIT – IV

MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES FOR HORTICULTURAL CROPS

  • Planning
  • Fencing
  • Layout and management of orchards
  • Soil Reaction
  • Functions
  • Windbreaks and shelter beds
  • Spacing
  • Planting system
  • Soil fertility
  • Organic manures and inorganic fertilizers
  • Essential Elements
  • Acid,
  • Saline and Alkaline Soils
  • Physical and chemical properties

UNIT – V

POST- HARVEST TECHNOLOGY OF HORTICULTURAL CROPS

  • Importance of post
  • Methods of packing
  • Grading
  • Grades and standards
  • Post-harvest handling methods
  • Washing
  • Types of containers and their advantages and disadvantages.
  • Harvest handling in horticultural crops
  • Waxing
  • Maturity indices

 General Knowledge

  • Geography of India
  • Tribes
  • Handicrafts
  • Countries and capitals
  • International issues
  • Scientific observations
  • Indian Culture
  • World organizations
  • Famous Places
  • Economic issues in India
  • About India and it’s neighboring countries
  • Political Science
  • Music & Literature
  • National Dance
  • Famous Places in India
  • Artists
  • Sculptures
  • New inventions
  • Tourism spots of Historical Importance
  • National news (current)
  • Books And Author
  • Important Dates
  • Science and innovations
  • Musical Instruments etc

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