Madhya Pradesh Board Elements of Science & Maths for Agriculture Syllabus for Class 11


Madhya Pradesh Board Syllabus for Class 11 Elements of Science & Maths for Agriculture

Elements of Science and Maths useful for Agriculture syllabus for class XI of 2008-09 session

Time: 3 hours
Maximum Marks: 75

 

Unit

Title

Contents

Marks

Periods

Unit-1

Properties of matter

(i) Measurement of different physical quantities, fundamental and derived units, systems of fundamental units, standard units, Utility of units in agriculture.

 

(ii) Density and relative density, Definition, their units, difference between density and relative density, determination of relative-density, determination of relative density of solids and liquids, hydrometer, lactometer and siphon (construction and working), laws of floatation and its conditions.

 

(iii) Atmospheric pressure- Definition, units, its measuring, barometer, Simple & Fortin barometer. Aneroid barometer, Wind vane, and anemometer. Pump - a preliminary information of submersible & centrifugal pump.

4

7

Unit-2

Friction

Definition, types of friction, laws of friction, angle of friction, angle of repose, determination of coefficient of friction, horizontal plane and inclined plane method, uses of friction in daily life, merits and demerits of friction, means of reducing and increasing friction.(examples related to agriculture).

2

7

Unit-3

Simple Machines

Meaning, characteristics and importance of simple machines, definition related to machines, effort, Load. Mechanical advantage, Efficiency of machine, velocity ratio, relation between them, Ideal Machine, Important machines -

Lever, screw, wheel and axle, pulley, types of pulley, systems of combination of pulleys. Role of Simple machines in agriculture.

4

7

Unit-4

Gravitation

Definition, Newton's law of gravitation,acceleration due to gravity

(g) and it's relation with gravitational constants (G), Changes in the value of acceleration due to gravity with depth, height, shape and speed of Earth, simple harmonic motion, it's characteristics, Determination of "g" in laboratory. simple pendulum and its laws.

5

9

Unit-5

Heat

(i) Definition, measurement, units, systems of Temperature measurement and their relationships.

 

(ii) Transmission of Heat Types, conductors and Non-conductors.

 

(iii) Study of different Heat measuring apparatus - their use in agriculture .

4

7

 

 

SECTION - B

 

 

Unit-6

Atomic Structure

Atomic structure, constituents of Atom - Electron, proton,neutron, nuclear model of an Atom, Atomic Theory, Dalton's Atomic theory, Modern Atomic theory, Bohr-bari Concept of electron distribution.

5

9

Unit-7

Chemical Bonding and Ionization principles

(i) Chemical bone- Definition, electronic theory of valency kinds of chemical bonds and characteristics

 

(ii) Ionic Theory:- Ionic theory of Arrhenius & its utility, Neutralization & hydrolysis, pH. value, Buffer solution & its types.

5

8

Unit-8

Colloids

Colloids :- Definition, phases, Types, classification of colloidal solutions, properties of different colloids.

Soil Colloids :- Properties, utility, clay and humus.

3

6

Unit-9

Minerals and fertilizers

Minerals and Fertilizers :- Minerals - Important minerals present in soil, classification of minerals, their chemical composition.

 

Fertilizer :- Definition, nitrogenous, Phosphatic and Potassic fertilizers, mixed fertilizers - Industrial and commercial manufacturing of all fertilizers listed above.

Percentage of nutrient elements present in various fertilizers.

4

7

Unit-10

Volumetric Analysis

Titration, Indicator-types, properties, uses, Acid, Bases, salts- Definition, examples. and their characteristics, Equivalent weight, Atomic weight, strength gram per litre, Normality, Relationship between normality and strength. To find out normality, types of titration and calculations based on titration.

3

9

 

 

Section - C - Agricultural Biology

 

 

Unit-11

Plant morphology

Plant Morphology :- Root - Structure, types of roots, modification and functions of roots.

 

Stem :- Modification and various functions of stem.

Leaf :- Main parts, stipules, types, venation, phyllotaxy of leaves, functions, modifications.

Flower :- Main parts and functions, Inflorescence (Curriculum based family)

Seed :- Definition, Types, structure, Germination.

2

9

Unit-12

Pollination and Fertilization

Pollination & Fertilization :- Pollination - Meaning, self & cross pollination. Types, devices which help in successful completion of self and cross pollination, self and cross pollinated crops, merits and demerits of self and cross pollination, means of cross pollination.

3

7

Unit-13

Cell

Cell :- Initial history, Types, structure of plant and animal cell and difference between them, various cell organelles, their structure and functions. nucleus structure and function, Structure of RNA and DNA, their functions and difference. Elementary idea about tissues and tissue system.

5

9

Unit-14

Classification of Plant Kingdom

Classification of Plant Kingdom :- Introduction, Importance, History of classification systems, Linnaeus and Benthem & Hooker's classification, method of describing a family, various definition and symbols. Description of families - leguminosae, composite and cucurbitaceae.

5

9

Unit-15

Classification of Animal Kingdom

Classification of Animal Kingdom :- Importance, Principles and system of classification. Main phylums, their characteristics and examples of various animals included in that phylums

4

9

Unit-16

Computer Education in Agriculture I

Basic information, Different parts of computer, Categories of computer (Digital, Analog & Hybrid) Utility of computer in different fields of Agricultural.

3

9

Unit-17

Computer Education in Agriculture II

Information of M S Word and Window 98/2000 based on agriculture, Utility of multimedia and internet in modern agriculture.

3

9

Unit-18

Progression

Arithmetic, Geometric,Harmonic, progression - Definition; find out the nth term, sum, Mean, and Agriculture based problems.

4

7

Unit-19

Trigonometry

Trigonometry :- To find out the trigonometrical ratios of 0°, 30°, 45°, 60° and 90° and solution of simple numericals based on these ratio.

4

9

Unit-20

Vedic Mathematics

Vedic Mathematics :- Fundamental operations & methods to check Answers.

3

9

 

Revision

 

 

20

 

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