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Notes on Agriculture

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 – 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 – JSS1}: Branches Of Agriculture

Agriculture JSS1 Week 4 Topic: BRANCHES OF AGRICULTURE Branches of Agriculture Agriculture is a broad science with many branches which are explained below: Animal Science: Animal Science is described as "studying the biology of animals that are under the control of mankind". Wildlife Conservation: Wildlife conservation is the practice of protecting wild plant and animal [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises { Agriculture – JSS2}: MAINTAINING SOIL FERTILITY

Agriculture JSS2 Week 9 Topic: MAINTAINING SOIL FERTILITY Contents: Use of organic manure-Green , animal, farmyard and compost manure Inorganic fertilizer application Bush fallowing Liming Crop rotation Alley cropping There are various ways of maintaining soil fertility. This includes: Use of organic manure-Green , animal, farmyard and compost manure, Inorganic fertilizer application, Bush fallowing, Liming, [...]

Classwork Series and Exercises {Agriculture – JSS2}: FACTORS OF SOIL FORMATION

Agriculture JSS2 Week 3 Topic: FACTORS OF SOIL FORMATION Factors affecting soil formation are; Parent materials i.e origin of the soil Climate-Such as rainfall, temperature and wind. Topography Living matter or biotic factors-micro organism, roots of growing tree Time Parent materials: Parent material is the unconsolidated mineral and organic deposits in which soils are developing. [...]

Classwork Series And Exercises {Agriculture – JSS1}: CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS BASED ON LIFE CYCLE

Agriculture JSS1 Topic: CLASSIFICATION OF CROPS BASED ON LIFE CYCLE Classification of Crops based on Life cycle and Uses Crops plants are classified based on three criteria which are; Botanical classification - Based on generic and specific names Agricultural classification - Based on the uses or important of crops to man and animals Classification based [...]