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SS3: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE - 1ST TERM

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  1. Crop Improvement | Week 1
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    1 Quiz
  2. Animal Improvement | Week 2
    6 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  3. Animal Health Management I - Introduction | Week 3
    7 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  4. Animal Health Management II | Week 4
    5 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  5. Animal Health Management III | Week 5
    7 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  6. Aquaculture | Week 6
    11 Topics
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    1 Quiz
  7. Apiculture or Bee-keeping | Week 7
    10 Topics
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    1 Quiz



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  • Definition of Zoonotic Disease
  • Definition of Reportable/Notifiable Diseases

What is a Zoonotic Disease?

A zoonosis (zoonotic disease, plural-zoonoses) is an infectious disease that is transmitted between species from animals to humans (or from humans to animals).

Zoonotic diseases are biologically adapted. They are normally found in lower amounts. Under certain conditions, they would be transmitted to man.

Zoonotic diseases are caused by harmful germs like viruses, bacteria, parasites, and fungi. Examples include brucellosis, tuberculosis, etc.

 

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