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SS2: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE - 1ST TERM

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  1. Plant Nutrients and Nutrient Cycle | Week 1
    12 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  2. Irrigation | Week 2
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Drainage | Week 3
    4 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Agricultural Pollution | Week 4
    9 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Farm Surveying and Planning | Week 5
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Farm Planning, Principles of Farmstead Planning and Locations of Buildings/Structures | Week 6
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Forestry Management | Week 7
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  8. Agroforestry Practices in Nigeria | Week 8
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  9. Meaning and Importance of Ornamental Plants | Week 9
    6 Topics
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    1 Quiz



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Evaluation Questions:

1.
(a) Define ornamental plants.
(b) List the importance of ornamental plants, and briefly explain four of them.

2. (a) Identify five of each of the following species of ornamental plants;
(i) Trees.
(ii) Shrubs.
(iii) Flowers.

3. Briefly discuss measures to consider before planting flowers under the following headings:

(i) Site selection.
(ii) Method of propagation.
(iii) Cultural practices.

4.
(a) Outline eight maintenance operations for ornamental plants.
(b) Briefly explain four of them and give reasons for this operation.

5. (a) Differentiate between sexual and asexual propagation.

(b) Briefly explain the following methods of vegetative propagation and give examples of plants that can be propagated under them:
(i) Cutting
(ii) Marcotting
(iii) Grafting
(iv) Budding
(v) Layering

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