AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE FIRST TERM JSS TWO

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AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
FIRST TERM  JSS TWO
WEEK
TOPIC / CONTENT
ACTIVITIES
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2
Farm structures and buildings
i.             
Definition of farm
structures and buildings
ii.           
Description of farm
structures and farm building
iii.          
Farm structures e.g.
barn, silos, rhombus etc.
– paddock,
fish pond etc.
Arrange for learners to visit commercial
farm   
3
4
Farm structures and buildings
Farm buildings:- Poultry house, pen, store,
office, utility building, security post etc.
Teacher gives a board summary
5
6
Farm structures and buildings
Uses of farm structures and farm buildings.
7
8
Farm structures and buildings
Maintenance of farm structures and buildings
9
10
Crop Propagation and cultural practices
1.   
Meaning of crop
propagation
2.   
Methods of crop
propagation – by seed (sexual), – by vegetative organs (asexual)
i.             
Teacher displays charts
and pictures on crop propagation
ii.           
Collects and displays
samples of seeds and vegetative organs of names crop plants
11
12
Crop propagation and cultural practices
Advantages of propagation by:
(a)  Seed (easy to carry, store, procurer, sow) etc.
(b)  Vegetative organs:- more resistant to diseases and pests, matures
and produces early, withstand adverse soil and weather conditions etc.
Teacher demonstrates some of these
operations e.g.
      
  Thinning, supplying, mulching etc.
13
Crop propagation and cultural practices
Disadvantages of propagation by:
(a) 
seed:
– reduce the amount for consumption
– seed does not germinate easily due to
dormancy
(b) 
vegetative organs:
– Diseases of stock is manifested on the
offsprings easily stored.
– easily stored etc.
Teacher gives a board summary
14
Examination

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