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SS3: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE - 1ST TERM

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  1. Crop Improvement | Week 1
    9 Topics
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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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  • Meaning of Aquaculture
  • Types of Aquaculture

Meaning of Aquaculture:

Aquaculture is the farming of aquatic organisms in fresh, brackish or saltwater. It can also be regarded as the propagation and husbandry of aquatic animals and plants for commercial, recreational and scientific purposes.

A wide variety of organisms are produced through aquaculture, including fish crustaceans, molluscs, algae and aquatic weeds. 

Unlike capture fisheries, aquaculture requires deliberate human intervention in the organisms’ productivity and results in yields that exceed those from the natural environment alone.

 

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