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Agricultural Science

JSS2 Agricultural Science Third Term: Crop Plant Diseases

Topic: Crop Plant Diseases Generally disease can be defined as an infection or unfavourable condition caused by living organisms (pathogens) or non-living things expressed in characteristic conditions known as symptoms and harmful to the organism or its parts or it may simply reduce the market value. Plant Disease A plant disease may be defined as [...]

Agricultural Science – Classes of Livestock Feed

 Agricultural Science, JSS 1, Week 1 Topic: Feed and Feeding The food given to farm animals is called feed. Farm animals, need feed for growth, repair of warm-out tissues energy and the general well being of the animals. All feed materials which are included in the animal ration or diet are referred to ad feeding [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agricultural Science – SS1}: 6 Biotic Factors Affecting Agricultural Production

WEEK 4 Agricultural Science. S.S.S 1. Second Term TOPIC: 6 Biotic Factors Affecting Agricultural Production A biotic factor is any living component that affects another organism, including animals that consume the organism in question, and the living food that the organism consumes. Biotic factors are the living components of an ecosystem. Biotic factors refer to the [...]

Classwork Series {Agricultural Science – SS3}: Principles of Animal Health Management

WEEK 4 Agricultural Science, S.S.S 3, First Term TOPIC: Principles of Animal health management Content CAUSES OF DISEASE IN ANIMALS In order to understand what causes disease in animals, we first need to know what disease is. Disease (also known as sickness) is any process that interferes with the way the different parts of the [...]

Classwork Exercise and Series (Agricultural Science- JSS1): Crop Plant Form

Introduction To Crop Plant Form Your basic vascular plant parts are roots, shoots, stems, and leaves. Of course, there's a wealth of variety within these types or parts, but it boils down to those four. Each part has distinct functions. Together, these parts reflect how vascular plants evolved to inhabit two distinct environments at the [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agricultural Science – SS1}: Production and Factors Of Production

WEEK 7 Agricultural Science, S.S.S 1, Second Term TOPIC: Production and Factors of Production Production Production, in is one of the important activities whatever human being is received goods as a natural gift can not be consumed as such. It requires some processing and then and then only it is consumed. Through processing we transform some [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agricultural Science – JSS2}: Soil Fertility

Agriculture JSS2 Week 8 Topic: SOIL FERTILITY Contents: What is Soil Fertility? Plant Nutrients Ways of Maintaining Soil Fertility A. What is Soil Fertility? Soil fertility is the ability of the soil to apply all the necessary soil nutrients required by the plants for it growth and development in right proportion and absolve-able form. Soil [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agriculture – JSS1}: Construction of Vegetable Beds

Agriculture JSS1 Week 8 Topic: CONSTRUCTION OF VEGETABLE BEDS Contents: Meaning of Nursery How to Construct Vegetable Beds A. Introduction: Nursery A nursery is a place where seedling (young crops) are intensively raised and taken care of before they are transplanted to the main field. A nursery is also a place where plants are propagated [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agriculture – JSS1}: Types of Agriculture

Agriculture JSS1 Week 3 Topic: TYPES OF AGRICULTURE Contents: Types of Agriculture Difference between Commercial and Subsistence Agriculture A. Types of Agriculture The two major types of agriculture are Commercial Agriculture Subsistence Agriculture Commercial (Industrialized) Agriculture: Commercial or Industrialized farming occurs when a farm is set up for the sole purpose of producing crops and [...]

Classwork Series and Exercise {Agriculture – SS3}: Aquaculture

AQUACULTURE Aquaculture – also known as aquafarming, it is the controlled growth of aquatic species. Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms such as fish, crustaceans, molluscs and aquatic plants. Aquaculture involves cultivating freshwater and saltwater populations under controlled conditions, and can be contrasted with commercial fishing, which is the harvesting of wild fish. TYPES OF AQUACULTURE [...]

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