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  1. Farm Structures & Building | Week 1
    2 Topics
  2. Definition of Farm Buildings | Week 2
    6 Topics
    1 Quiz
  3. Crop Propagation & Cultural Practices I | Week 3
    3 Topics
  4. Crop Propagation & Cultural Practices II | Week 4
    3 Topics
    2 Quizzes
  5. Agricultural Practices I | Week 5
    3 Topics
    1 Quiz
  6. Agricultural Practices II | Week 6
    3 Topics
  7. Harvesting Operations | Week 7
    4 Topics
    1 Quiz

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Topic Content:

  • Meaning of Harvesting Operation
  • Effects of Timely Harvesting
  • Effects of Late Harvesting

What is Harvesting?

This is the practice of collecting mature farm produce from the crop plant.

Harvesting can be done by hand, without the use of any tools. The removal of matured fruits from a tree plant by hand is termed plucking.

Plucking fruits from tree.

Harvesting can be done manually with simple farm tools such as hoes, sickles, or cutlasses.

It can also be done mechanically with the use of harvesters.

A harvester is a machine which cuts and often collects crops such as wheat, maize, or vegetables.

Effects of Timely Harvesting:


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