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Classwork Series and Exercises {Agricultural Science – JSS2}: Husbandry of Selected Crop [Maize]

Agricultural Science, JSS 2, Week 1 Topic: Husbandry of Selected Crops Content Meaning of Crop Husbandry Selected crops (Maize) Crop Husbandry simply means careful management of the establishment, growth and harvesting of crops. Cereals  – Maize Botanical Name: Zea mays Zea mays also known as corn, is a large grain plant first domesticated by indigenous [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agricultural Science – JSS2}: Animal Reproduction

Agricultural Science, JSS 2, Week 5 Topic: Animal reproduction Contents: Meaning of Animal Production Meaning of Asexual Production Meaning of Animal production It is the process by which living organisms duplicate themselves. Animals compete with other individuals in the environment to maintain themselves for a period of time sufficient to enable them to produce tissue [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agricultural Science – JSS2}: Husbandry Of Selected Crops

Agricultural Science, JSS 2, Week 1 Topic: Husbandry of Selected Crops Contents Meaning of Crop Husbandry Selected crops (maize) Crop Husbandry simply means careful management of the establishment, growth and harvesting of crops Cereals  – Maize,Botanical Name: Zea mays Land Preparation  Clearing of land Stumping should be done Land should be harrowed Ridges can also [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agricultural Science – JSS2}: Physical Properties Of Soil

Agricultural Science, JSS 2,Second Term Topic: Physical Properties of Soil Physical properties of Soil These are properties that can be easily evaluated by visual inspection or by feel. They can be easily measured by some kind of scales such as size, shape and strength or intensity. The physical properties of the soil include; Soil texture [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agricultural science – SS2}: Animal Nutrition

WEEK 3 Agricultural Science. S.S.S 2 Second Term TOPIC : Animal Nutrition Introduction to Animal Nutrition There are seven major classes of nutrients - Carbohydrates, Fats, Fibre, Minerals, Protein, Vitamin, and Water. The macronutrients (excluding fiber and water) provide structural material (amino acids from which proteins are built, and lipids from which cell membranes and some [...]