Agricultural Science

Scheme of Work, Agricultural Science, SS1, Second Term

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Topics in Agricultural Science

Prevention and Control of Crop Pests Economic Importance of Crop Pests Classification of Insect Pests and their Economic Importance Agricultural Machines and their Uses Soil Erosion: Causes of Soil Erosion Ways to prevent Soil Erosion Asexual Propagation in Plants, Types and Examples Differences between Gymnosperms and Angiosperms Scheme of Work, Agricultural Science, SS1, First Term Scheme of Work, Agricultural Science, SS1, Second Term Scheme of Work, Agricultural Science, SS1, Third Term Len Academy Agric Science exam questions, JSS1, First Term Len Academy Agric Science exam questions, JSS1, First Term, part 2 Agriculture Terms - Definitions and Meanings of Agricutural Terms (P - Q) Agricultural Terms: Definition and Meanings of Agricultural Terms (P and Q), part 2 Len Academy questions for Agric Science JSS1, 2nd Term Len Academy questions for Agric Science JSS1, 2nd Term, Part 2 Roles of Government in Agriculture Agricultural pest and Crops attacked Agriculture Terms - Definitions and Meanings of Agricutural Terms (I - O)


Academic Questions in Agricultural Science

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A female chicken less than one year old is referred to as a _____.

  • A. Poult
  • B. Pullet
  • C. Poulta
  • D. Chicken
  • E. Hen
  • F. Fowl

Small plants that grow via vegetative propagation from the parent plants are called _____.

  • A. Child Plants
  • B. Crop Plants
  • C. Plant Crops
  • D. Croplets
  • E. Plantlets
  • F. Progeny

The female part of the flower comprising the stigma, style and ovary is the _____.

  • A. Ovule
  • B. Androecium
  • C. Stamen
  • D. Petal
  • E. Sepal
  • F. Pistil

Which of the following food is best preserved through pasteurization?

  • A. Rice
  • B. Beans
  • C. Coconut
  • D. Meat
  • E. Milk
  • F. Tomatoes

The total number of parasites that are present in a host organism is termed  _____.

  • A. Parasite
  • B. Parasite Count
  • C. Parasite Number
  • D. Parasite Load
  • E. Parasite Value
  • F. Parasite Figure

All plants are crops.

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Agric Science Scheme of Work, SS1, 2nd Term:

 

WEEK 1

Topic: Anatomy and Physiology
  • Meaning of Anatomy and Physiology
  • Systems of the body:
    Digestive (Monogastric and Ruminant)
    Reproductive System

 

WEEK 2

Topic: Systems of the Body of Farm Animals
  • Circulatory System
  • Respiratory System
  • Nervous System

 

WEEK 3

Topic: Reproduction in Farm Animals
  • Oestrus Cycle with emphasis on Heat Period
  • Mating in Farm Animals
  • Gestation Period
  • Parturition
  • Lactation and Colostrums

 

WEEK 4

Topic: Egg Formation in Poultry
  • Method of Propagation
  • Processes of egg formation in poultry

 

WEEK 5

Topic: Role of Hormones in Reproduction
  • The role of Hormones in Reproduction

 

WEEK 6

Topic: Livestock Management
  • Livestock Management Techniques:
    -> Good Housing
    -> Feeding

See LEN ACADEMY Examination Questions on Agric Science, JSS1, 2nd Term here.

 

WEEK 7

Topic: Livestock Management
  • Livestock Management Techniques:
    -> Hygiene
    -> Fishing

Please read on what Students are expected to Know in various Subjects here.

 

WEEK 8

Topic: Husbandry of Pulses (Groundnut, Cowpea)
  • Method of Propagation
  • Climatic and Soil Requirements
  • Pre-planting and Planting Operations
  • Manuring and Fertilizer Requirements
  • Harvesting, Processing and Storage

Please read on Plant Propagation and Methods of Plant Propagation here.

 

WEEK 9

Topic: Husbandry of Fibre Crops e.g. Cotton
  • Method of Propagation
  • Climatic and Soil Requirements
  • Pre-planting and Planting Operations
  • Manuring and Fertilizer Requirements
  • Harvesting, Processing and Storage of Fibre

 

WEEK 10

Topic: Rock Formation
  • Definition of Rocks
  • Climatic and Soil Requirements
  • Rock types:
    -> Igneous Rock
    -> Sedimentary Rock
    -> Metamorphic Rock
  • Rock Formation Processes/Soil Formation

Please read on Rocks, Types of Rock, Characteristics and Examples of Igneous, Sedimentary and Metamorphic Rocks here.

 

WEEK 11

Topic: Identification of Rocks
  • Identification of the various Rock Types

 

WEEK 12

Topic: Revision

 

WEEK 13

Topic: Examinations

 

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Amazing facts in Agricultural Science

Although plants neither see nor hear, they can recognize their siblings and even give them preferential treatments 🤔

Squirrels do plant more 🌲 trees 🌲 (through their actions) than an average human in their lifetime. They often hide their acorns and nuts underground and forget about them 😁

🐄 Cows 🐄 have got the ability to walk up stairs, but not down stairs

A group of cows 🐄 🐄 🐄  is called a team, drove or herd.

People just prefer to call them herd


NOTABLE POINTS IN Agricultural Science

There are about 630 different kinds of carnivorous plants.

Carnivorous plants are plants that derive some or most of their nutrients by consuming small animals, especially insects.

Carnivorous plants are also referred to as insectivorous plants.

Some example of carnivorous plants include sundew and Venus flytrap.

Please read more on Carnivorous Plants here